Re: Version number for on-line Unicode PDFs

From: Asmus Freytag (asmusf@ix.netcom.com)
Date: Sun May 25 2008 - 11:10:03 CDT

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    Tjebbe,

    If you read the Consortium's website you will find that they tell you to
    use their online reporting form for any error reports. I'm afraid,
    unless you do so, your observation here might get lost. I think you can
    locate it from the contact information or the errata page.

    A./

    On 5/25/2008 3:27 AM, Tjebbe van Tijen wrote:
    > While searching for earlier versions of the Unicode Code Charts...
    > which were easy to find
    > I noticed that these charts did not have a proper unique name (which,
    > alas, most often is the case in the world of online PDFs).
    >
    > Would it not be better to do the PDF file naming in such a way that it
    > results in a unique and understandable file name:
    >
    > http://www.unicode.org/Public/5.0.0/charts/
    >
    > now the complete set of 5.0 code charts is called
    >
    > CodeCharts.pdf
    >
    > I downloaded it as
    >
    > UnicodeCodeCharts5.0.pdf
    >
    > which I think is a better name...
    >
    > Maybe the following small mistake has been produced by this too
    > general naming of PDFs
    >
    > page: http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode5.0.0/
    >
    > has a clickable item: Online Code Charts
    > <http://www.unicode.org/charts/>
    >
    > Which directs to the page: The Unicode Character Code Charts By Script
    >
    > but that link is the page with the 5.1 Unicode charts (of course the
    > user may notice the year 2008 at the bottom of the page ...)
    >
    > So my suggestion is that the web pages do also carry the version
    > number in their title and window title
    >
    > It may be the librarian in me (I've worked as an archivist & librarian
    > for thirty years) ... but I like to know which version/edition I have
    > at hand and such a great system as Unicode deserves attention also to
    > such details ...
    >
    > Tjebbe van Tijen
    > Imaginary Museum Projects
    > /Dramatizing Historical Information/
    > http://imaginarymuseum.org
    >
    >
    >
    >



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