IETF Use of The Unicode Standard
Paul Hoffman - Internet Mail Consortium
In the past year, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has done much more work in internationalizing their protocols. This has, in turn, caused the IETF to start looking more carefully at which work it thinks should come from the IETF itself and which work from other standards organizations it can reuse. In the latter case, the IETF has looked primarily at ISO and the Unicode Consortium.
Issues that the IETF have encountered with referencing the Unicode Standard and other work from the Unicode Consortium include:
This talk gives a very unofficial overview of the state of Unicode in the IETF work, describes protocols which use Unicode, and lists some of the areas in the IETF which are considering Unicode work in new and revised protocols.
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