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Re: [WMASTERS] Response to Kumar

Try taking a look at Kalyan's paper presented at the Tamilnet97 conference

On Thu, 11 Sep 1997, Mani wrote:

> Nagu wrote:
> >You can see that discussions are almost nearing to the end.
> >(Except for 7-bit Vs 8-bit war, which can only be decided
> >by TNC based which segment they want to attack!)
> >
> >After finalizing we should really compare that with InaiMathi.
> >If both are same, we should give the credit to Muthu
> >for his work. Otherwise, it would be really unfair.
> I apologize to the group for my ignorance.  But for a technical review of a
> proposed standard, the discussions seem to be somewhat lacking in details.
> I know that most of the standards comittee members are not computer
> scientists but atleast some of the reviewers are.   If they have access to
> detailed documentation, could they publicize them please?
> I am interested in a draft proposed standard document that outlines the
> goals of the proposed standard, existing standards or schemes if any,
> comparative advantages and disadvantages of existing schemes,  comparison to
> related standards if there are any, the proposed standard itself,
> discussions on the important attributes of the standard pro and con with
> dissent noted, recommended upgrade procedure from the existing conventions
> to the new standard, if this is an intermediate standard any relationship
> and upgrad path to a future standard, the description of the process of
> technical review,  wider review, and the acceptance process.
> I am not sure what the recommended process for character encoding standards
> creation and acceptance by international standards bodies. But I am sure
> that the standards process will include some or all of the items that I
> mentioned.  So for the only thing that I have seen is the character encoding
> table on Dr. Kalyan's web site with no other references.
> Is there any such draft standard document on any web site that the
> interested parties can review?  Muthu and Ravi being professional developers
> must know what I am talking about.
> Mani M. Manivannan
> Fremont, CA, USA.

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