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Re: modification to registration of charset ks_c_5601-1987

From: Keld Jørn Simonsen <keld@dkuug.dk>
Date: Sat, 02 Jun 2001 19:04:43 +0200
To: "Eric A. Hall" <ehall@ehsco.com>
Cc: ietf-charsets@iana.org, keld@dkuug.dk
Message-id: <20010602190443.A24253@rap.rap.dk>
Just one thing that we need to check. My definition of iso-ir-149
did not include the 2022 shift between an 7-bit ASCII-like charset and the
14-bit iso-ir-149. Maybe that is the intention with ks_c_5601 .

We need to check with Korean users.

Kind regards

On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 08:37:38AM -0700, Eric A. Hall wrote:
>      Charset name: KS_C_5601-1987
>      Charset aliases:	ISO-IR-149
> 			KS_C_5601-1989
> 			KSC_5601
> 			KS_C_5601
>      Suitability for use in MIME text: yes
>      Published specification(s): KS_C_5601-1987
>      Additional information:
> 	The existing registration for KS_C_5601-1987 does not
> 	include an alias for KS_C_5601. However, that alias
> 	name is widely used by implementations. Conversely,
> 	the existing shorthand alias KSC_5601 is not widely
> 	used by implementations. Furthermore, given the
> 	placement of underscores in the canonical name versus
> 	the existing alias, it is highly probable that future
> 	implementations will default to "KS_C_5601" instead
> 	of the alias in the charset registery.
> 	This registration is intended to be a modification to
> 	the existing registration, adding KS_C_5601, while
> 	keeping KSC_5601 for backwards compatibility.
>      Person & email address to contact for further information:
> 	Eric A. Hall <ehall@ehsco.com>, administrative effort
> 		to fix typo.
> 	Keld Jørn Simonsen <keld@dkuug.dk>, original registrar
> 		of ks_c_5601-1987 (RFC 1345), and still the
> 		proper source contact for the charset.
>      Intended usage: COMMON
Received on Saturday, 2 June 2001 13:05:36 GMT

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