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Re: Mongolian variant forms, discussion about to start

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:03:06 +0100
Message-ID: <5591501A.9080205@w3.org>
To: public-i18n-mongolian@w3.org, husela@163.com, dkai@xenotypetech.com, que2003cn@aliyun.com
Michel Suignard has just joined the list.  He has an action item from 
the Unicode Technical Committee to work on standardising Mongolian 
variant forms.

ri


On 29/06/2015 09:12, Richard Ishida wrote:
> Welcome, and thank you for agreeing to join the public-i18n-mongolian
> list! On this list we will discuss how to harmonize the handling of
> variant forms in Mongolian. We will use
> http://r12a.github.io/scripts/mongolian/variants to identify items that
> need discussion, and to record decisions.
>
> Shortly, Greg Eck will send out an initial topic for discussion.
>
> Here are just a few notes that may be helpful.
>
> First, please bear in mind that the archive for this list is visible to
> the public at https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-i18n-mongolian/.
>
> There may also be emails from time to time that deal with other aspects
> of Mongolian typography on the Web. You are welcome to either ignore
> those, or contribute to the discussion.
>
> Please try to write in English, however if it is problematic to do so,
> you can write in a language such as Chinese. In that case, however,
> other people on the list should try to ensure that the message is
> summarised in English, so that it is accessible to those who don't speak
> that language.
>
> At the end of this message I list the current participants on the list.
> By the way, we have people on the list who are in regular contact with
> Professor Quejingzhabu.
>
> I look forward to a productive discussion, and to the day when we have a
> standard way to represent all positional forms with variant selectors.
>
> Best regards,
> Richard (Ishida)
>
>
>
>
>
> =====================================
> List participants:
>
> Likely participants in the variant discussion:
> Aaron Bell,
> Andrew Glass,
> Andrew West,
> Badral Sanlig,
> Erdenechimeg Myatav,
> Eerdengshaola (my transcription of 额尔登昭拉, may be incorrect!),
> Greg Eck,
> Haoriwa (Horvo),
> Hu Qitu,
> Kamal Mansour,
> Jianchun Lu,
> Jinbao Liang,
> Mr Jirimutu,
> Ourileke Ou (Orlog),
> Prof. Nashunwuritu,
> Richard Ishida,
> Mr SiqinBilig,
> Toshi Omagari,
> YuXin Wang,
> Zhuang Chen
>
>
> I also contacted the following people, who are not yet on the list (but
> are copied on this message):
> Prof. Quejingzhabu
> Mr Husele, from MenkhSoft
> Mr Kai, from Xenotype Tech
>
>
> Additional subscribers, who are likely to follow at a distance:
> Addison Phillips,
> Anqi Li,
> Chunming Hu,
> Martin Dürst,
> Junichi Chiba,
> Xiaoqian Wu
>
>
> Participants represent the following organisations:
> - Microsoft
> - Bolorsoft
> - Almas
> - FangZhen
> - Monotype/Noto
> - Jade Bird
> - Unicode
> - World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
> - CESI
> - Information Technology Research Institute, Inner Mongolian Autonomous
> Regional Ethnic Affairs Committee
> - School of Mongolian Studies, Inner Mongolia University
> - BPS
> - Beihang University
> - University of Buffalo
>
>
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