Re: Unicode Core

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Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 14:49:44 -0700

From: Ken Whistler <>
> To echo what Michael said here, the editors are looking into this.
> We did, in fact, do the work to volumize the entire set of charts, including
> all of CJK, for POD, and even made volume covers and title pages.
> However, it turned out that Lulu had production issues for at least some
> of those volumes. So at the last minute we had to limit the POD to
> just the core specification, which didn't cause printing problems.
> It was an interesting experiment, and we learned some lessons from it.
> But we simply do not have the bandwidth to finish wrestling with it for
> Unicode 6.1 right now. (The Unicode 6.2 beta is underway, and the people
> involved with charts need to focus on getting Unicode 6.2 charts prepared.)
> I anticipate that once Unicode 6.2 is done, the editors may take another
> crack at this, and manage to create volumes for charts with settings that
> won't make Lulu production printers crash and burn. But all in good time.
> --Ken

Wait a minute. Isn't 6.2 just adding the Turkish Lira? Does that really take
the chart people more than about 10 minutes?


PS, interesting that you had production issues on doing the code charts as
print-on-demand. I guess that's not quite as straightforward a process as you
would think.
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