[Standards] additional mapping in 6122bis

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Sep 18 18:43:26 UTC 2012

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On 9/18/12 12:42 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> FYI, I'm working on an revised version of 6122bis to align it with
> the other PRECIS-related specs. The revisions are small, and I am
> hoping that this version would be ready for a Working Group Last
> Call.
> In Vancouver, the major open issue here seemed to be whether we
> would apply additional mappings (see
> draft-yoneya-precis-mappings), especially width mappings
> (fullwidth/halfwidth) but also locale-specific mappings and the
> like. Currently, all of the additional mappings are purely
> optional. For the sake of backward-compatibility, I think the width
> mappings make sense because in 3920/6122 we used NFKC, which does
> the width mappings by default, so IMHO applying the width mappings
> in 6122bis would be sensible. Right now my feeling is that it would
> be good to change the width mappings from a MAY to a SHOULD but
> leave any other mappings (e.g., locale-specific mappings) as a
> MAY.
> If there are no concerns/objections, I'll incorporate that update
> in the next revision.
> Peter

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