Date: Sun May 10 2009 - 21:50:45 CDT
Quoting "Mark Davis" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Michael is correct.
> There is no guarantee that a character accepted into Unicode will be
> accepted into ISO 10646.
> Nor is there any guarantee that a character accepted into ISO 10646 will be
> accepted into Unicode.
> That being said, both committees see the value of synchronization, and have
> always worked together towards it. The proposal forms are unified, as are
> the policies and procedures. So submission can be to either body. Because
> the UTC meets more often, it may be useful to submit there first so as to
> get more discussion; and any characters that have unusual properties or
> other behavior are best first submitted to the UTC, since that is the place
> for the definition of the character properties and algorithms that are
> ultimately used by computer systems to support the characters.
However in pratice the process is that proposals submitted to the UTC
are then submitted to WG2, where changes both small and large are a
matter of course, but that after proposals leave WG2 for SC2 they are
never changed. Many proposals quiet correctly go directly to WG2.
> On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 02:30, Michael Everson <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 9 May 2009, at 04:26, Christopher Fynn wrote:
>> Do proposals now need to be submitted to the UTC for consideration before
>>> they are submitted to WG2??
>> NO, they do NOT.
>> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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