[Ltru] Fw: Document Action: 'Deprecating Unicode Language Tag Characters: RFC2482 is Historic' to Informational RFC

"Randy Presuhn" <randy_presuhn@mindspring.com> Mon, 16 August 2010 18:22 UTC

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Subject: [Ltru] Fw: Document Action: 'Deprecating Unicode Language Tag Characters: RFC2482 is Historic' to Informational RFC
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Hi -

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Randy

----- Original Message ----- 
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> To: "IETF-Announce" <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
> Cc: "Internet Architecture Board" <iab@iab.org>rg>; "RFC Editor" <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>
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> Subject: Document Action: 'Deprecating Unicode Language Tag Characters: RFC2482 is Historic' to Informational RFC
>
> The IESG has approved the following document:
> - 'Deprecating Unicode Language Tag Characters: RFC 2482 is Historic'
>   <draft-presuhn-rfc2482-historic-02.txt> as an Informational RFC
> 
> This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an
> IETF Working Group.
> 
> The IESG contact person is Alexey Melnikov.
> 
> A URL of this Internet Draft is:
> https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-presuhn-rfc2482-historic/
> 
> 
> 
> Technical Summary
> 
>    RFC 2482, Language Tagging in Unicode Plain Text, described a
>    mechanism for using special Unicode language tag characters to
>    identify languages when needed without more general markup such as
>    that provided by XML.  The Unicode Consortium has deprecated that
>    facility and strongly recommends against its use.  RFC 2482 should be
>    moved to Historic to reduce the possibility that Internet
>    implementers would consider that system an appropriate mechanism for
>    identifying languages.
> 
> Working Group Summary
> 
>    This is not a WG document. However it was a result of the discussion
>    on the Apps Discuss mailing list.
> 
> Document Quality
> 
>    This document was discussed on the Apps Area wide mailing list
>    (Apps Discuss). It was also presented during the Apps Area
>    meeting in Maastricht. Many people expressed support for this
>    document (publicly and privately).
> 
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>    Alexey Melnikov is the Responsible Area Director.
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