[UA-discuss] UA at IUC? [or: Call for Participation Announced! - 41st Internationalization & Unicode Conference, Santa Clara, CA - October 16-18, 2017]

Asmus Freytag asmusf at ix.netcom.com
Sun Mar 12 05:53:43 UTC 2017

Excellent idea -- audience tends to be heavy on internationalization and 
character encoding specialists, but might just have the kind of people 
that can get their companies to make UA fixes.


PS: Haven't gone to one in a while, so I'm not sure whether it's changed 

On 3/11/2017 4:21 PM, Jim DeLaHunt wrote:
> Hello, colleagues:
> I'm a big fan of, and regular participant in, the annual 
> Internationalization and Unicode Conference (IUC), brought to us by 
> the people who brought us Unicode. I imagine that people who are 
> interested in Universal Acceptance are likely to be interested in this 
> conference, and may well have important contributions they could make 
> to it.
> So, #1, I'd like to make everyone in UASG aware that the IUC has a 
> call for participation. The deadline for proposals is Friday, 24. 
> March, 2017. Please consider proposing a talk if you have something 
> that the IUC audience would benefit from.
> And, #2, I don't recall there being a proper presentation of the UASG 
> activity at the IUC conference. (Dave Crocker gave a 5-minute 
> "lightning talk" about Universal Acceptance and the UASG, but that was 
> barely enough time to say that it existed.)
> I would like to see a proposal about the Universal Acceptance 
> Initiative submitted to the conference this year. If someone is 
> already working on this, I would like to talk to you off-list and see 
> if it makes sense to work together. If there is no existing effort, I 
> would like to start one. I welcome collaboration. I will see to it 
> that a proposal gets submitted.
> Best regards,
>        --Jim DeLaHunt
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> Internationalization & Unicode Conference, Santa Clara, CA - October 
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