Re: registration of iso-8859-15: v1.1

Erik van der Poel (erik@netscape.com)
Mon, 30 Mar 1998 11:39:49 -0800


Date: Mon, 30 Mar 1998 11:39:49 -0800
From: erik@netscape.com (Erik van der Poel)
Subject: Re: registration of iso-8859-15: v1.1
To: Misha Wolf <misha.wolf@reuters.com>
Cc: Marc Blanchet <Marc.Blanchet@viagenie.qc.ca>,
Message-id: <351FF505.FE89286B@netscape.com>

I agree. The fewer aliases, the better.

Also, I agree that we should wait until the ISO standard itself is final.

Erik

Misha Wolf wrote:

> Why do we need the aliases?  I suggest (just):
>
>   Name: ISO-8859-15 (preferred MIME name)
>
> Misha Wolf
> Chair, W3C I18N WG
>
> > Hi,
> >       modified request per comments:
> >       - removed alias latin0
> >       - preferred alias in uppercase
> >       - csISOLatin changed to 9
> >
> > The new request will be:
> >
> > Name: ISO-8859-15
> > Alias: ISO-8859-15 (preferred MIME name)
> > Alias: latin9
> > Alias: csISOLatin9
> >
> >
> > Since the ISO standard is at its final ballot stage, then I will wait until
> > final approval and resubmit it to the list at that time.  In between,
> > people can use it for software development.


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