From: Asmus Freytag (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Dec 16 2002 - 15:38:10 EST
At 05:40 AM 12/16/02 -0800, Andrew C. West wrote:
>Section 11.4 of the Unicode Standard notes that a group of experts from
>Mongolia, China and the West are to publish a document called "User's
>for System Implementation of the International Standard on Mongolian Encoding"
>which will explicitly define Mongolian character shaping behaviour in
>document N1980 (http://std.dkuug.dk/jtc1/sc2/WG2/docs/n1980.doc) also states
>that Mongolian, Chinese and English versions of the "User's Convention"
>prepared by Mongolia and China. I have been unable to locate this document on
>the internet. Does it exist, and if so can it be made publicly available ?
>Without the aid of such a document it seems almost impossible to correctly
>implement the Unicode encoding of Mongolian.
As you noted, the promises made in order to get the encoding accepted into
the standard have not all been kept...
A number of people are working off-line now to hammer out the missing
details and to bring them in a form that can eventually be published as a
part of the Unicode Standard.
Don't expect this to be completed until after Unicode 4.0.
Technical Vice President
The Unicode Consortium
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