From: Jonathan Rosenne (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Jul 14 2010 - 04:24:39 CDT
I would like to add, with respect to a concern you had raised a number of times, that although the Unicode Consortium is a private organization, ISO is an official inter-governmental organization.
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> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
> Behalf Of Erkki I Kolehmainen
> Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 11:14 AM
> To: 'Tulasi'
> Cc: 'Unicode Mailing List'
> Subject: RE: Latin Script
> I cannot even imagine the level of misunderstandings you seem to have
> on how the process works. New characters are proposed to either ISO/IEC
> JTC1/SC2/WG2 or the Unicode Technical Committee or simultaneously to
> both (like I have done). In all cases they will be included in ISO/IEC
> 10646 and The Unicode Standard only after an agreement has been worked
> out on the need to encode them and on their names by both committees.
> Sometimes this is a very long process, and it would be wrong to state
> that some characters are "discovered" by either organization.
> Incidentally, the character names in the various ISO/IEC 8859 parts
> were aligned with those in the 10646/Unicode when those parts were last
> updated some ten years ago.
> I can only agree with Mark on his suggestion. Also, you have already
> been pointed out several times where to find the relevant information.
> Erkki I. Kolehmainen
> -----Alkuper?inen viesti-----
> L?hett?j?: email@example.com [mailto:unicode-
> firstname.lastname@example.org] Puolesta Tulasi
> L?hetetty: 14. hein?kuuta 2010 1:25
> Vastaanottaja: Mark Davis ?
> Kopio: Unicode Mailing List; Doug Ewell; Edward Cherlin
> Aihe: Re: Latin Script
> Link is working, thanks! I spent some times with no luck on link as
> well as unicode.org, because I wanted to find:
> The list of Latin letters/symbols that Unicode has discovered.
> Here, a letter/symbol with LATIN in its name in Unicode/ISO is a Latin
> letter/symbol. And I call a "Latin letter/symbol" discovered by
> Unicode if it created the name before ISO in the standard otherwise
> discovered by ISO.
> Can you email the list of Latin letters/symbols that Unicode
> Can you also email list of letters/symbols that are not Latin but each
> has LATIN in its name?
> > The merger between Unicode and ISO 10646 caused a few character names
> > Unicode to be changed to match the 10646 names.
> Can you email the list of these letters/symbols as well, including
> From: Mark Davis ? <email@example.com>
> Date: Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 9:37 PM
> Subject: Re: Latin Script
> To: Tulasi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: Unicode Mailing List <email@example.com>, Doug Ewell
> <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Edward Cherlin <email@example.com>
> See the following for the (many) differences between characters with
> the Latin script, and those with LATIN in their names.
> I'd suggest taking a more focused approach to learning about the
> standard, rather than trying relatively scattershot questions to this
> list. You might read through at least the first 3 chapters of the
> Unicode Standard, plus the Scripts UAX. These are all online for free
> at unicode.org.
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