From: Kenneth Whistler (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Apr 19 2004 - 14:38:42 EDT
Theo Venker asked:
> Until now I always downloaded the lastest version of the UCD
> and worked with that. Now I want to download the UCD files for
> 4.0.0 again. I know it is all in http://www.unicode.org/Public/-
That is an incorrect assumption.
> but in http://www.unicode.org/ucd/ I read this:
> "The complete set of all files for a given version of the UCD
> consists of the files in the update directory for that version,
> together with all the files unchanged from earlier versions,
> which are kept in their respective update directories."
> Do I really need to find out and download all unchanged files
> from 3.2.0 and earlier, just to get the files for 4.0.0?
Yes. The relevant information for *each* version of the
Unicode Standard is at:
As it happens, almost *every* data file was updated for
Unicode 4.0, so almost everything is available specifically
in http://www.unicode.org/Public/4.0-Update/ The only
normative files that were unchanged from an earlier version were:
Of course, the update for Unihan.txt was one of the main reasons
for the Unicode 4.0.1 release.
The only other file that was unchanged was the character index
to the book:
which, for production reasons, was not updated again until the
release of Unicode 4.0.1.
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