Re: Demystifying the Politburo (was: Re: Arabic encoding model (alas, static!))

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Thu Jul 07 2005 - 23:49:31 CDT

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    Kenneth Whistler <kenw at sybase dot com> wrote:

    > is not where decisions about the standard
    > are made. People who have a serious desire to add to or impact
    > something in the standard need to suck it up for a several-year-long
    > commitment and to educate themselves on how to get involved
    > with the UTC directly, with their national body, and with ISO
    > JTC1/SC2/WG2. People who figure that out get things done --
    > as in the recent work on getting N'Ko and Balinese encoded
    > in the standard. People who don't figure it out tend to come back to
    > the list and whine about how f'd up everything
    > is.

    As I'm fond of recalling from time to time, I spent a full year lurking
    on this list before I made my first post. I consider that year to have
    been time well spent.

    Doug Ewell
    Fullerton, California
    Unicode list member since 1997

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