RE: New to Unicode

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Tue Jul 25 2006 - 06:21:34 CDT

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    > From: Stephane Bortzmeyer []

    > Philippe Verdy <> wrote
    > > Adraft is not approved as long as it is a draft; the draft is still
    > > a request for comments, meaning that corrections (including
    > > additions and deletions) are still possible.
    > Sorry, but you are completely wrong. But you have a good reason for
    > that: IETF, like the Unicode consortium or the ISO or any human
    > creation has its own set of idiosyncrasies and outsiders do not know
    > them.
    > So, the document is formally a draft (since the RFC was not issued)
    > but it can no longer be modified inside IETF: it has been approved by
    > the IESG as is

    Philippe's comment is also wrong in relation to ISO process: a Final Draft International Standard can be approved, cannot undergo technical changes but is still called a draft.


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