Subject: Re: UK national body concerns about P1885R1 'Naming Text Encodings to Demystify Them'
From: Corentin (corentin.jabot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-03-24 09:18:32
On Tue, 24 Mar 2020 at 15:13, Hubert Tong <hubert.reinterpretcast_at_[hidden]>
> On Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 9:44 AM Tom Honermann via SG16 <
> sg16_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Another option might be to take a snapshot of the IANA database and
>> publish it as an ISO TS that we then reference. I donât know what the
>> copyright implications would be, but we should be able to get guidance from
>> the ISO.
> Another issue is that this probably does not fall within the purview of WG
> 21 or even SC 22. SC 2 might be the right place. Registration authorities
> also exist for ISO Standards. For example, the Unicode Consortium is one
> such authority: https://unicode.org/iso15924/.
If someone wants to do that work, great.
It's really not something I have the time and desire to look into.
Again, this list will probably never be updated because people don't create
encodings anymore. Last update was 15 years ago. Because there have been no
need to update it.
I would recommend using the same list has everyone else
SG16 list run by herb.sutter at gmail.com