From: Erkki I. Kolehmainen (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Apr 15 2008 - 05:21:43 CDT
Just for the record, ISO/IEC 10646 is freely available at
The French version is behind the English one a couple of amendments.
Erkki I. Kolehmainen
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Lähettäjä: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
Puolesta Stephane Bortzmeyer
Lähetetty: 15. huhtikuuta 2008 10:11
Aihe: Re: Unicode normative value [was. Re: VS: "French+" support by
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 06:01:57AM +0200,
JFC Morfin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
a message of 195 lines which said:
> The center of the world is not the IETF but the 6.5 billions of JFCs.
> [...] Respecting the ISO rule by necesity, when the English speakers
> disrepect it by convenience. This explains why Unicode seems better to
> you as an English speaker, thinker and writter, than for me and a
> non-English speakers. The French pragmatic helped reducing the English
> pragmatic. The French semantic helped adding to the English semantic.
Just for the record, there is only one JFC in France and all other French
people involved in internationalisation use Unicode and not ISO 10646 (one
of the big reasons being that Unicode is available while 10646 "may not be
photocopied or reproduced in any form" - from the licencing text).
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