UTC 96 & INCITS Subgroup L2 193 Joint Meeting
Pleasanton, CA -- August 25 - 28, 2003
Hosted by PeopleSoft
August 27, 2003


Unicode Technical Committee meeting times:
    Monday, August 25           10 am to 5 pm
    Tuesday, August 26           9 am to 5 pm
    Wednesday, August 27      9 am to 5 pm
    Thursday, August 28          9 am to 1 pm

L2 Plenary meeting time:
    Thursday, August 28          1 pm to 5 pm

Scheduled discussions:

Agenda Item


Date and Time (PDT)

B.7.1 Liaison report Anderson
Thursday, 10 am
B.10.1 INFITT Liaison report Kaplan
Wednesday, 9 am
B.11.1 Public Review Issue #9: Bengali Reph and Ya-Phalaa Nelson
Wednesday, 9:30 am
B.2.2.1 Comments on 15897
O'Donnell, Aliprand
Thursday, 9 am


A. Administrative Issues

A.1 UTC membership roll call
  A.1.1 Call for proxies
  A.1.2 Roll call

A.2 Declaration of joint meeting

A.3 Registration of new documents

A.4 Approval of joint meeting agenda
Latest version of this document [L2/03-239]

A.5 Minutes and action items
  A.5.1 Approval of the update to approved minutes of Joint Meeting UTC 94/L2 191 [L2/03-039R]
  A.5.2 Approval of minutes of Joint Meeting UTC 95/L2 192 [L2/03-136]
  A.5.3 Review of open action items [L2/SD2]
  Minutes posted at http://www.unicode.org/unicode/consortium/utc-minutes.html

A.6 Calendar Review
  UTC 97/L2 194 - November 4-7, 2003, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Annual Members Mtg
  UTC 98/L2 195 - February 2-5, 2004, Mountain View, Microsoft
  UTC 99/L2 196 - June 15-18, 2004, Toronto, IBM
  UTC 100/L2 197 - August 17-20, 2004, Redmond, Microsoft
  Calendar posted at http://www.unicode.org/unicode/timesens/calendar.html

A.7 Letter Ballot Review 

B. Liaison Reports and Technical Topics

B.1  WG2
  B.1.1 Convenor's Report [Ksar]
    B.1.1.1 Ballot status
      B. Status of 10646 FDAMs [L2/03-218]
    B.1.1.2 October 2003 WG2 meeting #44 [L2/03-218]
    B.1.1.3 New contribution highlights  
  B.1.2 Liaison Report [Freytag, Whistler]
  B.1.3 WG2 - Action Items [Umamaheswaran]
  B.1.4 Proposed change in Principles and Procedures document [Cook, L2/03-226]
  B.1.5 Synchronization of 10646 and Unicode 4.0 [Suignard, L2/03-061]
    B.1.5.1 IRG Disconnect
  B.1.6 Character names for USI mapped characters [Sato, L2/03-204]
  B.1.7 Updating Annex F (subtending format characters) with U+0603, see 94-A34 [Suignard]
  B.1.8 Error in source reference in 10646 [Muller]

B.2  WG20
  B.2.1 Convenor's Report [Whistler]
  B.2.2 FCD Ballot for the revision of ISO/IEC 15897:1999
    B.2.2.1 Proposed Comments on FCD Text for the Revision of ISO/IEC 15897 [Aliprand, L2/03-250]

B.3 SC2/SC22/SC36
  B.3.1 Liaison Report [Ksar, L2/03-270]
    B.3.1.1 Ballot on transfer of the sorting standard 14651 from SC22 to SC2 [L2/03-217, L2/03-232]
  B.3.2 Instructions to delegates for SC22 plenary [Ksar]
  B.3.3 SC36 Overview  [Ksar, L2/03-220]
  B.4.1 Liaison Report [Jenkins]

  B.5.1 Liaison Report [Ksar, L2/03-252]

  B.6.1 Liaison Report [McGowan]
  B.6.2 Internet Application Protocol Comparator Registry [L2/03-262]
  B.6.3 String matching and ordering [Davis]

B.7 W3C
  B.7.1 Liaison Report [Davis]

B.8 UC Berkeley Department of Linguistics
  B.8.1 Liaison report [Anderson]

B.9 ILCAA (Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa)
  B.9.1 Liaison report [McGowan, Anderson, L2/03-266]

  B.10.1 Liaison report [Kaplan]

B.11 Public Review Issues
  B.11.1 Issue 9: Bengali Reph and Ya-Phalaa [L2/03-248; Meir, L2/03-264; Azad, L2/03-233]
  B.11.2 Issue 10: Interlinear Annotation Characters [L2/03-248; Hoffman & Davis, L2/03-251]
  B.11.3 Issue 11: Soft-dotted Property [L2/03-248]
  B.11.4 Issue 12: Terminal Punctuation [Duff, L2/03-267]

B.12 Unicode Technical Reports, Standards, and Standard Annexes
  B.12.1 Unicode Technical Standard #10: Unicode Collation Algorithm 
    B.12.1.1 Ordering Rules for Hangul [Karlsson, L2/03-221,L2/03-222]
    B.12.1.2 Hangul Collation Requirements [Davis, L2/03-081]
    B.12.1.3 Proposed Update [Davis, Whistler, L2/03-177]
    B.12.1.4 Unicode Collation Algorithm: 4.0. Hebrew [l2/03-280; Allouche, L2/03-263]
    B.12.1.5 UCA 4.0
    B.12.1.6 Comments on UTS#10 [Karlsson, L2/03-281]
  B.12.2 Unicode Technical Standard #18: Unicode Regular Expression Guidelines
    B.12.2.1 Proposed Update [Davis L2/03-179, L2/03-290, L2/03-304]
  B.12.3 Draft Unicode Technical Report #23: Character Properties
  B.12.4 Draft Unicode Technical Report #25: Unicode Support for Mathematics
  B.12.5 Working draft PDUTR#32: Assessing Unicode
  B.12.6 Unicode Standard Annex #15: Unicode Normalization Forms
B.12.6.1 Formal Hangul arithmetic decompostions [Karlsson, L2/03-203]
  B.12.7  Conformance clause update [Davis, L2/03-284]
  B.12.8 Proposed Draft Unicode Technical Report #31: Identifier and Pattern Syntax
    B.12.8.1 Feedback on proposed draft UTR#31 [Kirk, L2/03-275, L2/03-302, L2/03-303]
  B.12.9 Unicode Standard Annex #29: Text Boundaries [Davis, L2/03-295]   

B.13 Editorial Committee
   B.13.1 Unicode 4.0
   B.13.2 Unicode 4.0.1, beta

B.14 Scripts, New Characters
  B.14.1 Horizontal arrows with tips vertical [McGowan, L2/03-119R]
  B.14.2 Georgian and other characters [Everson, L2/03-230]
  B.14.3 Combining character for Lithuanian [Lithuanian Standards Body, L2/03-219]
  B.14.4 Saurashtra
    B.14.4.1 Revised proposal for the Saurashtra script [Everson, L2/03-231; Bhaskararao, L2/03-277, see also L2/03-245, L2/03-256]
    B.14.4.2 Saurashtra character properties [Mcgowan, L2/03-225]
  B.14.5 Biblical Hebrew
    B.14.5.1 Meteg and combining grapheme joiner [Whistler, L2/03-235, L2/03-236; Nelson, L2/03-234]
    B.14.5.2 A threat to the integrity of Hebrew [Kirk, L2/03-227]

    B.14.5.3 Hebrew issues [Keown, L2/03-261]
  B.14.6 Marwari Lam with Bar character [Kew, L2/03-228R]
  B.14.7 Phags-pa script [West, L2/03-229R; Baxter, L2/03-224; Quejingzhabu & West, L2/03-246; West & Fynn, L2/03-269]
  B.14.9 Tamil
    B.14.9.1 Proposal to add Tamil grantha character SHA [INFITT, L2/03-273, L2/03-278]
    B.14.9.2 Tamil Nadu to push for improving Unicode standards (Tamil) [L2/03-274]

  B.14.10 Proposed new code points: U+269B ATOM SYMBOL, U+269C FLEUR-DE-LIS [Whistler, L2/03-214]
  B.14.11 Proposed name change: U+267F HANDICAPPED SIGN => WHEELCHAIR SYMBOL [Whistler, L2/03-214]
  B.14.13 Encoding of Brahmi [Baums, L2/03-249]
  B.14.14 Glagolitic [L2/02-448, L2/03-282]
  B.14.15 Assign code points to eleven phonetic symbols with middle tilde, accepted in 95-M2.[L2/03-174]
  B.14.16 Lepcha [Kai, L2/03-259]
  B.14.17 Private use variation  selectors [Muller, L2/03-293]
  B.14.18 Avestan [L2/03-072]
  B.14.19 Old Persian [L2/03-097, L2/03-149]
  B.14.20 Coptic [L2/03-283]

B.15 Properties 
  B.15.1 ZWJ/ZWNJ proposed general category change [Karlsson, L2/03-276]
  B.15.2 Stability of code point ranges of default ignorable characters [89-A69]
  B.15.3 Ethiopic properties [Yacob, L2/03-279, L2/03-298]

B.16 Maintaining Han Variant Information [McGowan, L2/03-286]

B.17 Base Character Definition D13 [Davis, L2/03-041R]
  B.17.1 Change ZWSP to not be Zs [Davis, L2/03-139]

B.18 ISO Country Codes
  B.18.1 Reuse of the country code for Czechoslavakia
  B.18.2 ISO royalties for 3166, 4217, 639 [L2/03-272]

B.19 Hexadecimal Digit Value Table [Cowan, L2/03-271]

B.20 Handling CJK compatibility ideographs with variation selectors [Muller, L2/03-294]
  B.20.1 DPRK compatibility ideographs

B.21 Status on common locale repository [Davis]

B.22 Unihan updates [L2/03-285, L2/03-287, L2/03-288, L2/03-301]

C. Miscellaneous

C.1 Internet connections at UTC meetings

D. Close of Joint Meeting

D.1 Review of UTC motions (recommendations to L2) [L2/03-241]

D.2 UTC position on current ballots [Wissink]

D.3 Closing of joint meeting