Process (was Re: From [b-hebrew] Variant forms of vav with holem)

From: Mark Davis (
Date: Wed Jul 30 2003 - 21:59:26 EDT

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    Yes, if you can't attend, the best plan is to work closely with
    someone who will be in attendance (ideally a voting member) so that
    they have the background to educate others in the meeting as to the
    important issues.

    ► “Eppur si muove” ◄

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Peter Kirk" <>
    To: "Mark Davis" <>
    Cc: "Ted Hopp" <>; <>
    Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2003 18:19
    Subject: Re: From [b-hebrew] Variant forms of vav with holem

    > On 30/07/2003 17:04, Mark Davis wrote:
    > >We should make sure that you all understand that this email list is
    > >open disucssion list for anyone interested in Unicode.
    > >
    > >Consensus on this list does *not* imply agreement by the Unicode
    > >consortium technical committee (UTC), whose voting members are the
    > >full members listed on
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > Thanks for the clarification. I didn't mean to imply that decisions
    > made by consensus on this list, rather that consensus on this list
    > agreement by a number of key UTC members (e.g. in this case Ken
    > Whistler, who seems to understand the situation well and be in
    > agreement with what Ted and I are saying) is a good basis for moving
    > forward to a formal proposal; whereas sharp disagreement on this
    > would suggest that a proposal, at least from outsiders like Ted and
    > myself, is unlikely to be successful.
    > >The UTC accepts and considers proposals from other parties (see
    > > for submitting a
    > >proposal for new characters). For complex matters (which this
    > >definitely seems to be, based on the volumn of mail!), it is far
    > >away the best if someone can attend the appropriate UTC meeting to
    > >explain the details of the proposal, with the pros and cons of
    > >different approaches. The chair or vice chair of the UTC should be
    > >contacted in that case.
    > >
    > >Mark
    > >
    > I regret that I will be unable to attend a UTC meeting in the near
    > future, certainly unless anyone pays my fare from London. So I will
    > probably have to rely on others to present any proposal which I
    might be
    > a party to. But I can help to provide background material. Indeed I
    > drafting something now and will make it available soon.
    > --
    > Peter Kirk

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