Two New Public Review Issues: Replacement Characters and Deprecated Characters

From: Rick McGowan (
Date: Wed Jul 16 2008 - 16:24:07 CDT

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    The Unicode Technical Committee has posted two new issues for public
    review and comment. Details are on the following web page:


    Review periods for the new items close on August 4, 2008.

    Please see the above page for links to discussion and relevant documents.
    Briefly, the new issues are:

    Public Review Issue #121, Recommended Practice for Replacement Characters

    The Unicode Technical Committee has been requested to specify what the
    recommended practice is for replacement characters in converting ill-formed
    subsequences. See the review document for further explanation:

    Public Review Issue #122, Proposal for Additional Deprecated Characters

    The Unicode Technical Committee is considering giving a number of
    additional characters the Deprecated property. For more details, see the
    review document:

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

    If you wish to discuss issues on the Unicode mail list, then please
    use the following link to subscribe (if necessary). Please be aware
    that discussion comments on the Unicode mail list are not automatically
    recorded as input to the UTC. You must use the reporting link above
    to generate comments for UTC consideration.

            Rick McGowan
            Unicode, Inc.

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