Unicode Stability (Was: Re: E0000 Language Tags for Some Obscure Languages)

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Date: Tue Mar 01 2005 - 21:44:12 CST

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    Sarasvati wants me to not be so sarcastic, so I am going to just ask simply,
    is that situation where I have to constantly read up on the very latest
    documentation, really in keeping with the idea of Unicode being inalterable?

    Asmus Freytag wrote:

    > > This is old but hopefully reliable:
    > >
    > > <
    > > http://www.unicode.org/unicode/reports/tr7/tr7-3.1.html#Language%20Tags
    > > >
    > This is dated 8-31-2000, and therefore indeed old. Contrary to your
    > suggestion, it has long been superseded, as you can see if you look at
    > http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr7 where it says:
    > UTR #7: Plane 14 Characters for Language Tags has been
    > incorporated into the Unicode Standard Version 3.1, and is thus
    > now superseded. The last version of that document before it was
    > superseded can be found at
    > http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr7/tr7-4.html
    > Each Unicode Technical Report has a link to it's 'most recent version'
    > in the header. There's never an excuse to not check first what the
    > most up-to-date version of the Standard says, and courtesy to others
    > demands that you do that before trying to engage them in a discussion
    > of a proposal for a particular use of the standard.
    > A./

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