The Unicode Standard and ISO

Michael Everson via Unicode unicode at
Tue Jun 12 09:58:09 CDT 2018


You have put words into my mouth. Please don’t. Your description of what I said is NOT accurate. 

> On 12 Jun 2018, at 03:53, Marcel Schneider via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:
> And in this thread I wanted to demonstrate that by focusing on the wrong priorities, i.e. legacy character names instead of the practicability of on-going encoding and the accurateness of specified decompositions—so that in some instances cedilla was used instead of comma below, Michael pointed out—, ISO/IEC JTC1 SC2/WG2 failed to do its part and missed its mission—and thus didn’t inspire a desire of extensive cooperation (and damaged the reputation of the whole ISO/IEC).

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