From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Apr 25 2004 - 18:57:57 EDT
At 15:36 -0700 2004-04-25, Mark Davis wrote:
>There seems to be some misapprehension here. The email@example.com
>list is for anyone to say anything vaguely related to unicode, for
>which cldr qualifies as much as collation, keyboards, and beer
>measurements, all of which have been discussed there by various
Some of us think differently. You might want to listen to our opinions.
>We do not restrict the content of the list.
I do not want to invite locale discussions into the fracas, as you have done.
>And the signal to noise ratio is very low; just take a moment to
>look yourself at the topics discussed. I have no desire to have yet
>another list with the same characteristics.
Please listen to your constituents, Mr President. We know better than
you do. General discussion of locales should not occur on the Unicode
list. It introduces a whole spectrum of new elements which I do not
want in my Unicode in-box. You can expect regular complaints on this
>Any serious discussion of practical issues relating to the development of CLDR
>will be taking place on firstname.lastname@example.org, which IS a separate list.
I understand that cldr@ is on the same level as unicore@. Very well
and good. On Unicore, locale matters will be considered off-topic, no?
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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