Change requests to the table document -- pass them to me please!

Patrik Fältström patrik at
Wed Mar 25 22:42:47 CET 2009

Thanks Mark!


On 24 mar 2009, at 13.38, Mark Davis wrote:

> You didn't look back far enough, for example:
> To that message I got no response from you, agreement or  
> disagreement. As I
> said in the meeting, I've also heard from others that they were  
> waiting on
> some of the major issues to settle before speaking up on the context  
> issues.
> I think we made enough progress in the meeting that now is probably  
> the time
> for that.
> I will add one other point from the meeting, these rules are complex  
> enough
> that until we get two independent implementations of the rules (that  
> agree
> on the results) we cannot have any confidence in them. And because  
> they are
> crucial to getting correct A-Labels, we need to have confidence in  
> them.
> Mark
> 2009/3/24 Patrik Fältström <patrik at>
>> I made a statement at the wg meeting this morning claiming I have  
>> not seen
>> any comments on the -tables- document the "the last 5 months", and  
>> that I
>> was a bit disappointed on that as I have the feeling given the  
>> discussion on
>> the mailing list in fact discuss many things that are related to the
>> document.
>> I checked my email archive, and I can see that I have got one  
>> comment and
>> request of a change from Mark Davis, last weekend, regarding the  
>> formatting
>> of the lists of individual codepoints (specifically Exceptions),  
>> and I
>> agreed on trying to make things more clear.
>> I also see that the last round of large changes was made end of  
>> December
>> 2008, which is not five, but three months ago, but between then and  
>> now, I
>> can not see more change requests.
>> Mark, you said you have sent requests for changes that you have not  
>> heard
>> back on...if so, of course I have made a mistake, and I urge you to  
>> resend
>> those change requests.
>> Mark also pointed out that we have no implementation of the regular
>> expressions. I do have a 50% implementation already, and so far I  
>> see no
>> problems with it. I hope to be ready this week, and will most  
>> certainly be
>> ready before last call of the document (specifically as slow as  
>> this wg
>> moves forward ;-) ).
>> That people have not read the tables document lately because of  
>> larger
>> issues being discussed in the wg I completely understand, but...I  
>> hope like
>> everyone else that things will be better shortly.
>>  Patrik
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