Apologies for the ignorance but does this mean that the _data_ supplied in the
registry is also officially approved by standards bodies?
> X-Uml-Sequence: 5958 (1998-09-16 22:18:43 GMT)
> From: Keld J|rn Simonsen <email@example.com>
> To: Unicode List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Wed, 16 Sep 1998 15:18:42 -0700 (PDT)
> Subject: Cultural registry as international standard
> The cultural register, ISO/IEC 15897 was approved as an international
> standard in late August 1998. It facilitates international unique
> registration of specification on cultural items, that can vary
> between countries, languages and cultures, intended for computer use.
> The data comes in a free-form, narrative specification, and also in
> POSIX locale and charmap formats that are compilable and installable
> under POSIX conforming systems. The data is available from
> The cultural register was initially standardized by CEN as ENV 12005.
> A number of registrations have been done with the registry, including
> registrations for Denmark and many charmaps.
> Keld Simonsen
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