From: Mark Davis (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Apr 27 2004 - 16:21:35 EDT
We have added a new section to the CLDR process document to try to clarify how
the public can interact with the project. See
In practice, I don't think there will be a problem with participation, as we've
discussed before; one of the reasons that we moved CLDR from OpenI18N to Unicode
was that we believe it will enable more interaction by a variety of people and
organizations. As to the costs and benefits of joining Unicode, people can see
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael (michka) Kaplan" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Mon, 2004 Apr 26 09:10
Subject: Re: [META] Should there be a separate public list for CLDR?
> From: "Mark Davis (by way of Michael Everson)" <email@example.com>
> > There seems to be some misapprehension here. The
> > firstname.lastname@example.org 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
> > discussed there by various people. We do not restrict the content of the
> > And the signal to noise ratio is very low; just take a moment to look
> > at the topics discussed. I have no desire to have
> > yet another list with the same
> > characteristics.
> > Any serious discussion of practical issues relating to the development of
> > will be taking place on email@example.com, which IS a separate list.
> It is my understanding that this is a closed list. Perhaps the officers (and
> IBM!) need to have a full and frank discussion on the public perception of
> moving something out of open18n and into a place that requires a *minimum*
> $2000 cover charge for the right to have "serious discussion".
> I have no stake in this either way (worst case would just have me quit
> firstname.lastname@example.org because I am tired of the stuff that feels offtopic to
> me, which may not be such a bad thing). But what this does to the reputation
> of Unicode itself (and perception of it) will be an interesting item to
> watch over the next year or so....
> Just a cat among the pigeons (though I am not the feline placer in this
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