Re: ISO/IEC 10646 as Document Character Set

Terry Allen (
Fri, 5 May 95 11:26:30 EDT

>SGML itself, published 1986, has yet to see a formal revision published.
10646, just done in 1993, will certainly not see a formal revision
until probably 2000 (my guesstimate).

Gad, yes, but we know who's to blame for that.

>Even though most people have essentially agreed on using 10646 as the doc
charset, many still disagree on the timing. My question to you (Terry,
Eric, Dan) is whether the change I'm suggesting will break anything if it
goes in now?

I think it breaks our justification for the rest of the DTD representing
current practice as of June 94, and that is, I think, very important
politically. That's my concern.


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