Re: Unicode Technical Reports (Formerly: RE: TR22)

From: Asmus Freytag (
Date: Mon Dec 11 2000 - 23:04:26 EST

At 09:53 PM 12/9/00 -0800, Asmus Freytag wrote:
>>Hello, UniCoders!
>>Whatever happened to UniCode Technical Report *#12*—what's it about?! Is
>>TR12 closer to adoptation by UniCode?
>Unicode Technical Report 12 was superseded by additions to Unicode 3.0
>before it was even advanced to final TR stage. In a sense, it has been
>adopted by Unicode, even though it's not available as a separate report.
>Looking forward, there are some Technical Reports that have been promoted
>"Unicode Standard Annexes" (UAX) during the last year. If and when a new
>full edition of the standard appears in book form they may well get rolled
>into the book and could disappear as free standing documents.

I've been asked to clarify that 'disappear' is the wrong term - existing
versions of published Technical Reports will be maintained (i.e. archived
online). There just wouldn't be a 'current' version of the TR.

>Whether or not this will actually happen depends on many factors, not all
>of which are even known today. But I just wanted to mention that possibility.

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