PWG-ANNOUNCE> RFC 3536 - Terminology Used in Internationalization in the IETF

PWG-ANNOUNCE> RFC 3536 - Terminology Used in Internationalization in the IETF

PWG-ANNOUNCE> RFC 3536 - Terminology Used in Internationalization in the IETF

McDonald, Ira imcdonald at sharplabs.com
Sun May 18 12:23:23 EDT 2003


Hi folks,

Excellent source for accurate I18N terminology for our specs.
Recommended reading.

ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc3536.txt

Cheers,
- Ira McDonald
  High North Inc

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Table of Contents

   1. Introduction...................................................  2
     1.1 Purpose of this document....................................  2
     1.2 Format of the definitions in this document..................  3
   2. Fundamental Terms..............................................  3
   3. Standards Bodies and Standards.................................  8
     3.1 Standards bodies............................................  8
     3.2 Encodings and transformation formats of ISO/IEC 10646....... 10
     3.3 Native CCSs and charsets.................................... 11
   4. Character Issues............................................... 12
     4.1 Types of characters......................................... 15
   5. User interface for text........................................ 17
   6. Text in current IETF protocols................................. 19
   7. Other Common Terms In Internationalization..................... 22
   8. Security Considerations........................................ 25
   9. References..................................................... 25
     9.1 Normative References........................................ 25
     9.2 Informative References...................................... 26
   10. Additional Interesting Reading................................ 27
   11. Index......................................................... 27
   A. Acknowledgements............................................... 29
   B. Author's Address............................................... 29
   Full Copyright Statement.......................................... 30



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