Re: Last Call: UTF-16, an encoding of ISO 10646 to Informational

From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon Aug 16 1999 - 12:24:46 EDT

Michael Everson wrote:

> IANA should NOT "register" character sets. They should make use of
> registered character sets. Full stop.

IANA does not register character sets, though people (including me)
often speak as if they did. They register *names* of character
sets for use in MIME and other standards.

See .

	John Cowan
Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis um dies! / Schliesst euer Aug vor heiliger Schau,
Denn er genoss vom Honig-Tau / Und trank die Milch vom Paradies.
			-- Coleridge / Politzer

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