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Fwd: Registration of 6 charsets

From: Harald Alvestrand <Harald@Alvestrand.no>
Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2000 18:42:38 +0930
To: ietf-charsets@innosoft.com
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Comments requested, if any.

             Harald T. Alvestrand



>Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2000 10:44:08 +0900
>From: ‘“cF <mohta@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp>
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>To: iana@iana.org, Harald.Alvestrand@maxware.no
>Subject: Registration of 6 charsets
>
>Dear IANA and the IETF Charset Reviewer;
>
>Please register 6 charsets:
>
>     ISO-2022-JP-3
>     ISO-2022-JP-3-plane1
>     Shift_JISX0213
>     Shift_JISX0213-plane1
>     EUC-JISX0213
>     EUC-JISX0213-plane1
>
>described in draft-ohta-jcs-jis-x-0213-00.txt and give
>appropriate MIBenum values.
>
>draft-ohta-jcs-jis-x-0213-00.txt is a product of JCS committee of
>JIS and is intended to be an RFC to give some description and a poiter
>on the charsets.
>
>After the assignment of the MIBemum values, I'll reflect it in the ID
>and contact the RFC editor.
>
>Summary of comments on the charsets in last December in
>ietf-charsets@iana.org and my understanding on them are:
>
>     There is no detailed description in English
>
>         The current BCP does require published description
>         but does not require it in English
>
>     Four of them are declared not suitable for use in MIME
>
>         While it is not unclear when one should say "not suitable
>         for use in MIME", one can automatically make a charset
>         not shuitable for use in MIME by using some characters
>         in the charset name, anyway
>
>     JIS X 0213 is not yet published
>
>         It's content was publisedh by WWW and it is now available
>         on papers.
>
>     The charsets does not add significant functionality that is
>     valuable to a large community
>
>         JIS is Japanese Industrial Standard of Japan national body
>
>So, I think there is no problem for the registration.
>
>If you need a third party opinion on the charsets, I'd like to
>recommend Prof. Jun Murai <jun@wide.ad.jp>, an author
>on RFC1468 for ISO-2022-JP, for the opinion.
>
>Thanks in advance.
>
>                         Masataka Ohta

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Harald Tveit Alvestrand, EDB Maxware, Norway
Harald.Alvestrand@edb.maxware.no
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