From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri May 21 2004 - 09:10:02 CDT
At 10:28 +0200 2004-05-21, Philippe Verdy wrote:
>From: "Michael Everson" <email@example.com>
>> At 23:21 +0200 2004-05-20, Philippe Verdy wrote:
>> >There is still a conflict of "Code" for Mandaean, is it "Mand" or "Mnda"?
>OK This is now corrected on the new HTML pages.
>But the new "normative" plain-text file now contains... "Mnda" !!!
Whoops. It was late, and that change was made by hand.
>As a side note to Michael or the other 6 RA members (Ken, and Rick notably), I
>don't think it's even a good idea to ZIP this reference plain-text file due to
>its very small size (which smaller than each of the HTML versions of
Surely it is not harmful.
>It could be presented directly under the URL:
>The plain text would appear directly in the browser window where it could be
>saved as well, without needing any ZIP tool...
Everyone has a zip tool.
I am not very happy about loading the plain-text in browsers. Three
of my browsers load it and *all* the French UTF-8 is displayed in
>I hope that the published versions will soon be acceptable for
>getting from the current "FDIS" status (Final Draft International
>Standarf) to the "Standard" status in ISO. I looked into the TC46
>web site and for now ISO 15924 is still not a final standard but a
It *has* been published by ISO, though the TC46 web site doesn't reflect this.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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