BOCU-1 ,MIME-Compatible Unicode Compression


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New Public Review Issue: Proposed Draft UTS #40, BOCU-1
Rick McGowan <>
Fri, 17 Mar 2006 16:11:12 -0800

The Unicode Technical Committee has posted "Proposed Draft UTS #40: BOCU-1
MIME-Compatible Unicode Compression" for public review and comment.

This document describes a Unicode compression scheme that is
MIME-compatible, directly usable for e-mail, and preserves binary order
(for databases and sorted lists). It replaces UTN #6 and adds a formal
description of the algorithms, without substantially changing the

Details are on the following web page:

The review document itself is here:

Review period for the proposed draft closes on May 9, 2006.

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	Rick McGowan
	Unicode, Inc.

Received on Tuesday, 21 March 2006 15:14:38 UTC