Public Review Issues Update

From: Rick McGowan (
Date: Tue Oct 19 2004 - 17:46:18 CST

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    The Unicode Technical Committee has posted three new issue for public
    review and comment. Details are on the following web page:


    Review periods for the new items close on November 8, 2004.

    Please see the page for links to discussion and relevant documents.
    Briefly, the new issues are:

    50 Proposed Update UTS #18 Unicode Regular Expressions

    This is a proposed update to a previously approved Unicode Technical
    Standard. The update includes some new notation, new notes on Compatibility
    Properties, and other changes. The UTC is seeking public feedback on these

    51 Proposed Update UAX #29 Text Boundaries

    This is a proposed update to a previously approved Unicode Standard Annex.
    It contains some important chnages in categories for some characters and
    changes in linebreaking rules. The UTC is seeking public feedback on these

    52 Proposed Draft UTR #36 Security Considerations

    This draft Unicode Technical Report describes some of the security
    considerations that should be taken into account by programmers, system
    analysts, standards-developers, and others when implementing the Unicode
    Standard and related technologies. The UTC is seeking public feedback on
    this document.

    In addition to the above new items, the document for Public Review Issue
    #39 has been updated today, with minor changes:

    39 Draft Unicode Technical Standard #31 Identifier and Pattern Syntax

    If you have comments for official UTC consideration, please post them by
    submitting your comments through our feedback & reporting page:

    If you wish to discuss issues on the Unicode mail list, then please
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    to generate comments for UTC consideration.

            Rick McGowan
            Unicode, Inc.

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