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Re: Subcommittee name, scope, JEIDA response
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 87 11:18 EDT
From: Robert W. Kerns <RWK@YUKON.SCRC.Symbolics.COM>
I'm here again. I just got past a release deadline (with more work than
I expected), so I'll be resuming work on my proposal. Sorry for the
delay. I thought I had everything taken care of before I went on vacation,
but you know how it goes.
I'm here now also. I had thought that this committee had not yet gotten
started since I hadn't seen any of the mail sent to this list so far (as you
might have guessed since I didn't repond to either of the two requests for an
acknowledgement.) Anyway, I just recently discovered that the master
distribution list at SAIL contained a mail address for me which didn't work.
For future reference, anyone wishing to send mail to me should use the
I just finished reading the archive of the mail to this list to date, so I'll
respond to a few items.
I will not be able to attend the Characters Committee meeting at the November
X3J13 meeting since I will be in Tokyo for five weeks beginning November 9.
However, I will be reading mail (including mail to this list) while in Tokyo.
I also plan to meet with Prof. Ida, so if this group manages to form a
concensus around the end of November or early December, I may be able to
discuss it with him.
The message to JEIDA looked fine. I would have made a few minor changes, but
there's no point in mentioning them now.
There was some discussion of the issue of JEIDA members on the
CL-Natural-Languages mailing list. I can easily add Eiji Shiota to our local
redistribution list if no one objects.
I thought that Dave Moon was also going to be a member of the committee. When
I spoke with him briefly at the last X3J13 meeting, he outlined a radically
different approach to solving some of the character problems than the ones
I've seen presented so far. I think we should give careful attention to it.