Re: What are the present criteria...

From: Doug Ewell <>
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2011 07:29:32 -0700

Karl Pentzlin <karl dash pentzlin at acssoft dot de> wrote:

> The quoted indicators for benefit were part of a concern of the German
> NB regarding the Wingding/Webding proposals. The concern expressed in
> WG2 N4085 is that some characters proposed there conform neither to
> the policy statements by UTC or WG2, nor to the indicators of benefit
> which the German NB would accept as an additional reason to encode
> Wingding/Webding characters beyond the formal policies of UTC and WG2.

Nevertheless, N4085 is a German NB document, the criteria in question
are those suggested by the German NB and not WG2 (and the document makes
note of this distinction), and it is an error to portray this passage as
representing either a change or a lack of clarity in UTC or WG2 policy.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA | RFC 5645, 4645, UTN #14 | | @DougEwell ­
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