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Re: Referencing the Unicode Standard

From: Robin Leroy <egg.robin.leroy_at_[hidden]>
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2022 16:49:13 +0100
On 04/12/2022 15.16, Corentin via SG16 wrote:

> I've noticed that the Unicode standard incorrectly references version 14.0
> of itself when it means 15.0 but hopefully we understand what is meant.

Note that this is mentioned in the errata, see https://unicode.org/errata/.

The other thing that is not 100% clear to me is whether we should reference
> UAX44, the Derived Core properties and UAX 29 (which we do currently), or
> if referencing the Unicode standard implies all of that (I think it does).

Le dim. 4 déc. 2022 à 16:17, Jens Maurer <jens.maurer_at_[hidden]> a écrit :

> Regarding reference to annexes: Since our normative reference would
> say "Core Specification" with this paper, that phrasing seems to exclude
> annexes. If we just say "Unicode", that's less exclusive of annexes.

I agree with Jens.

The page https://www.unicode.org/versions#TUS_Latest_Version has reference
examples that just cite *The Unicode Standard*.

Once you just say *The Unicode Standard*, this is not just less exclusive
of the annexes and the UCD, the core specification explicitly says they are

> This core specification, together with the Unicode code charts, the
> Unicode Character Database, and the Unicode Standard Annexes, defines the
> Unicode Standard.

The Unicode Standard Annexes form an integral part of the Unicode Standard.

[and many other statements to the same effect.]

Best regards,

Robin Leroy

Received on 2022-12-04 15:49:30