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Re: Registration of new charset iso-8859-14

From: Misha Wolf <misha.wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Apr 2000 16:13:29 +0000 (GMT)
To: ietf-charsets@innosoft.com
Message-id: <B0002764234@euvig1.dtc.lon.ime.reuters.com>
I strongly object to the large number of aliases listed below and 
propose that every alias request should document established usage.
This sort of nonsense requires browser etc vendors to build ever-
larger tables of rubbish into their products.  Is it too late to 
stop this registration?

Misha Wolf
W3C I18N WG Chair

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> I approve of this specification.
> 
> Note to IANA: &alias is not part of the alias name, and should be removed
> before entering this registration into tables.
> 
> Quibble to mailing list, seeking guideline text: Intended usage says 
> "COMMON", but "in areas using Celtic language". Should this be written as 
> "LIMITED USE", with a comment saying "(common in areas using Celtic 
> languages)"?
> 
>                        Harald T. Alvestrand
>                        Charset reviewer
> 
> At 02:34 25.03.00 +0100, Keld Jørn Simonsen wrote:
> 
> >Charset name: iso-8859-14
> >
> >Charset aliases:
> >
> >      &alias iso-ir-199
> >      &alias ISO_8859-14:1998
> >      &alias ISO_8859-14
> >      &alias latin8
> >      &alias iso-celtic
> >      &alias l8
> >
> >Suitability for use in MIME text:
> >
> >Yes.
> >
> >Published specification(s):
> >ISO/IEC 8859-14:1998 Information technology - 8-bit single-byte coded graphic
> >                 character sets - Part 14: Latin alphabet No. 8 (Celtic)
> >
> >ISO 10646 equivalency table:
> >
> >This is given in the notation and with the definitions of RFC1345.
> >
> >      &charset ISO-8859-14
> >      &rem source: ISO 2375 registry
> >      &alias iso-ir-199
> >      &alias ISO_8859-14:1998
> >      &alias ISO_8859-14
> >      &alias latin8
> >      &alias iso-celtic
> >      &alias l8
> >      &g1esc x2d5f &g2esc x2e5f &g3esc x2f5f
> >      &bits 8
> >      &code 0
> >      NU SH SX EX ET EQ AK BL BS HT LF VT FF CR SO SI
> >      DL D1 D2 D3 D4 NK SY EB CN EM SB EC FS GS RS US
> >      SP ! " Nb DO % & ' ( ) * + , - . / 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 : ; < = > ?
> >      At A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z <( // )> '> _
> >      '! a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z (! !! !) '? DT
> >      PA HO BH NH IN NL SA ES HS HJ VS PD PU RI S2 S3
> >      DC P1 P2 TS CC MW SG EG SS GC SC CI ST OC PM AC
> >      NS B. b. Pd C. c. D. SE W! Co W' d. Y! -- Rg s.
> >      F. f. G. g. M. m. PI P. w! p. w' S. y! W: w: Y:
> >      A! A' A> A? A: AA AE C, E! E' E> E: I! I' I> I:
> >      W> N? O! O' O> O? O: T. O/ U! U' U> U: Y' Y> ss
> >      a! a' a> a? a: aa ae c, e! e' e> e: i! i' i> i:
> >      w> n? o! o' o> o? o: t. o/ u! u' u> u: y' y> y:
> >
> >
> >
> >Additional information:
> >
> >Person & email address to contact for further information:
> >
> >Keld Simonsen
> >RAP
> >Sankt Jørgens Allé 8
> >DK-1615 København V
> >Danmark
> >Tel: +45 3322-6543  Fax: +45 3325-6543
> >Email: Keld.Simonsen@rap.dk
> >
> >Intended usage:
> >
> >COMMON
> >In areas using Celtic language
> 
> --
> Harald Tveit Alvestrand, EDB Maxware, Norway
> Harald.Alvestrand@edb.maxware.no

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