New Public Review Issue: Proposed Draft UTS #40, BOCU-1

From: Rick McGowan (
Date: Fri Mar 17 2006 - 18:11:12 CST

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    The Unicode Technical Committee has posted "Proposed Draft UTS #40: BOCU-1
    MIME-Compatible Unicode Compression" for public review and comment.

    This document describes a Unicode compression scheme that is
    MIME-compatible, directly usable for e-mail, and preserves binary order
    (for databases and sorted lists). It replaces UTN #6 and adds a formal
    description of the algorithms, without substantially changing the

    Details are on the following web page:

    The review document itself is here:

    Review period for the proposed draft closes on May 9, 2006.

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

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            Rick McGowan
            Unicode, Inc.

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