From: V. M. Kumaraswamy (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jun 01 2010 - 08:49:09 CDT
On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 2:48 PM, Asmus Freytag <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
The Unicode Consortium is the publisher of The Unicode
Standard as well as several other technical standards.
So Unicode Consortium publishes standards for fonts ?
The Unicode Standrad is for fonts that are used in different countries ?
> On 5/31/2010 2:12 PM, V. M. Kumaraswamy wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Just a clarification an UNICODE.
>> Is UNICODE a STANDRAD
> Yes, Unicode (The Unicode Standard), is indeed a standard.
> And no, the use of ALL CAPS is discouraged. The
> proper spelling is "Unicode".
> that needs to be followed by all COUNTRIES ?
> there's no requirement for anyone to be conformant
> to the Unicode Standard. However, if you decide to
> claim conformance, there are specific requirements that
> you must meet, and they are defined in the Standard.
> Is UNICODE a CONSORTIUM to make certain
>> guidlines that needs to be followed for CERTAIN CHARCTERISTICS ?
> Yes, Unicode (The Unicode Consortium) is indeed a consortium.
> If you just use "Unicode" as a shorthand, you need to rely on the
> context of your communication to allow readers to understand
> whether you mean the Standard or the Consortium.
> The Unicode Consortium is the publisher of The Unicode
> Standard as well as several other technical standards.
> As with the Unicode Standard, there is no requirement
> that you support these standards. But if you decide to
> claim conformance to any of them, there are specific
> requirements that you must meet.
> Hope this makes the situation more clear.
> This si just to some input from all of you.
>> V. M. Kumaraswamy
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