|DOC TYPE:||Summary of Voting/Table of Replies
||Summary of Voting SC 2 N 3203, ISO/IEC 10646-1/FPDAM 26,Universal Multiple-Octet coded Character Set (UCS) -- Part 1: Architecture and Basic Multilingual Plane -- AMENDMENT 26: Myanmar|
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||This document is forwarded to WG 2 for resolution of comments. WG 2 is requested to prepare a disposition of comments report, revised text and a recommendation to SC 2 Secretariat for further processing.|
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UK COMMENTS ACCOMPANYING VOTE OF APPROVAL ON ISO/IEC 10646-1/FPDAM.26 - MYANMAR (AKA BURMESE) (JTC1/SC2 N 3203)
While the character repertoire proposed in the FPDAM is sufficient for the proper presentation of the Myanmar script, it is insufficient for processing coded text in an unambiguous manner. This is because it lacks many "tonal vowels" which are an essential part of the Myanmar alphabet, and which are required for correct spelling of words in the language. A separate proposal for suitably extending the Myanmar repertoire will be submitted by the UK experts to JTC1/SC2/WG2 as soon as possible.
If this proposal cannot be processed as part of the FPDAM, then a suitable Note should be added to the text of the AMD to state that a proposed extension to the repertoire to include tonal vowels is under review.
Page 2 (code table: Table 240)
a. This table should be added to the list of tables to which the "Unique spelling rule" for Level 2 applies, see SC2/WG2 N1796, clause 24.2.
b. The glyph at position 1020 should be adjusted to look like glyph 14B0 in Myanmar proposal WG2 N 1815, i.e. it is drawn in one continuous line, with upper and lower portions linked at the right edge.
Page 3 (names table: Table 240)
a. The last component of the character name at 100A should be NYNYA not NNYA, in accordance with the transliteration conventions.
b. The character name at 1037 should be MYANMAR SIGN AUKMYIT (not ...DOT BELOW) using the Myanmar name.
Page 4, entry for Page 703 Annex B: the code positions shown for the first eleven entries are incorrect.