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Re: Progress of SCSU registration?

From: Harald Alvestrand <Harald@Alvestrand.no>
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2000 10:49:54 +0200
To: Markus Scherer <markus.scherer@jtcsv.com>, charsets <ietf-charsets@iana.org>
Message-id: <4.3.2.7.2.20000811104626.04ea8100@127.0.0.1>
At 17:32 10/08/2000 -0700, Markus Scherer wrote:
>Hello,
>
>now that the registration of SCSU as a charset has been approved by the 
>charset reviewer (Harald) on 2000-jul-19, how does it actually get 
>registered now?

It's in IANA's queue.


>Especially,
>- Who is going to assign the MIBenum value, and when? (I suggest MIBenum 
>number 1010.)

IANA, at publication.

>- Who is going to publish the registration, and how and when?

IANA, at the in-notes address you quoted.

>- When can I expect to see the charsets list on isi.edu updated with SCSU?

At the same time.


>The registration procedure says (or suggests) that "IANA" will do all 
>this, but I do not know who and when is really going to do it. This does 
>not seem to be the only charset that is approved and pending.

No, it's not. IANA has been working with some people (Chris Newman in 
particular) to modify the way they list charsets on the site, and the 
progress of new ones has been a bit stalled.

The fact that IANA has replaced the personnel responsible hasn't helped either.
On my TODO list is to make a personal webpage (as charset registrar) of 
suggested charsets and their status. Unfortunately that TODO list is nearly 
as long as IANA's....


>- Before isi.edu is updated, which URL can I use as a reference to others?

I'm sorry, I don't have one. Want to publish one in the meantime?


>With "isi.edu" I mean 
>http://www.isi.edu/in-notes/iana/assignments/character-sets
>
>Thank you very much!

sorry not to be able to do better!

         Harald



>markus

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