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Subject: Re: [std-proposals] P1885: Naming Text Encodings to Demystify Them: Note on the IANA registry
From: Guy Cpp (guy.cpp.wg21_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-01-08 03:35:17


(though I still remain a little concerned about IANA's relationship to
ICANN and the governance of that body)

On Fri, 8 Jan 2021 at 09:31, Guy Cpp <guy.cpp.wg21_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> If I recall correctly, the time zone names come from the IANA registry, so
> there is precedent.
>
> On Thu, 7 Jan 2021 at 19:54, Tom Honermann via Std-Proposals <
> std-proposals_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
>> Copying the SG16 mailing list...
>>
>> Tom.
>>
>> On 1/7/21 1:53 PM, Florian Weimer via Std-Proposals wrote:
>> > This proposal suggests to use the IANA Character Sets Registry.
>> >
>> > I had some concerns about the state of the registry, but I have been
>> > able to register the UTF-7-IMAP charset recently. It may have helped
>> > that it was specified in RFC 3501 in 2003 (but the corresponding IANA
>> > action had been omitted), and it is still in wide use today, without a
>> > deployed alternative. However, the basic process appears to be working,
>> > including MIB assignment.
>> >
>> > I can't comment on the feasibility from a ISO process perspective of
>> > using the IANA registry. ISO has its own character set registries,
>> > somewhere in the context of ISO 2022 and ISO 4873. It may be a
>> > nonnegotiable requirement that an ISO standard uses an existing ISO
>> > registry.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > Florian
>>
>>
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