Re: ISO10646-1 XLFD registration

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Tue Apr 04 2000 - 14:56:25 EDT

Ar 10:22 -0800 2000-04-04, scríobh Kenneth Whistler:

>It is, however, the case that several European national bodies have
>expressed reservations about encoding historic scripts and/or have
>submitted procedural documents at the SC2 and/or JTC1 level whose
>intention is to slow down or obstruct encoding of further scripts
>in 10646.

Not to speak of one Asian national body which did just the same....

>My point, in response to Dan, was that it may take longer
>than otherwise assumed to complete encodings, simply because some
>national bodies have objections to pushing ahead quickly (or at
>all) in this area.

I assume that UTC and WG2 will ballot things when they are ripe. It is the
user I am concerned about, not the comfort of national body bureaucrats.


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