New Public Review Issue: UTR #36, UTS #39 (Security)

From: Rick McGowan (
Date: Tue Oct 11 2005 - 14:27:33 CST

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


    Review period for the new item closes on October 24, 2005.

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

    77 Proposed Draft UTS #39 and Proposed Update UTR #36 (close 2005-10-24)

    The sections of UTR #36: Unicode Security Considerations that pertain to
    security functions have been split off into a new proposed draft UTS #39:
    Unicode Security Mechanisms. In addition, a section on some of the problems
    with language-based security has been added to UTR #36. We would
    appreciate feedback on the proposed changes, and comments on the security
    issues highlighted in UTR #36. See:

    If you have comments for official UTC consideration, please post them by
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            Rick McGowan
            Unicode, Inc.

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