From: Mark Davis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Nov 18 2005 - 12:59:25 CST
You display little real knowledge of the CLDR project or the
relationship between the Unicode Standard and ISO/IEC 10646. Your
statement about ISO 15924 happens to be accurate (but a broken watch is
correct twice a day).
Please do not pretend to be an authority about these subjects.
Philippe Verdy wrote:
> From: "Erkki Kolehmainen" <email@example.com>
>> LDML (UTS #35) stands for Locale Data Markup Language.
> I think this was a joke by Michael. He certinaly knows what CLDR is,
> even if he is probably less interested in it, because it is a
> secondary project out of the Unicode standard itself (it is just
> hosted by Unicode because most of the CLDR contributors are interested
> and present or represented in the Unicode working groups)
> It remains that CLDR and LDML are just technical specifications for
> how the Unicode standard can be used for those projects (there are
> other UTS related to XML, and XML is also not in the Unicode standard
> ; there are UTS related to charset mappings as well, also not in the
> Unicode standard).
> And ISO 15924 is also not part of the Unicode standard (it remains a
> ISO standard), despite Unicode hosts it, and the Unicode standard
> includes some auxiliary data that /conforms/ to ISO 15924, but this
> extra data is not part of the Unicode standard itself.
> The assignment of code points and names or script block names is also
> a separate standard not part of the Unicode standard: the Unicode
> standard just /conforms/ there to the ISO/IEC 10646 standard which
> remains the reference (this last conformance is strict and adhering to
> the ISO/EIC 10646 standard is part of the Unicode standard)
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