Approved Motions of the UTC 97 / L2 194 Joint
Baltimore, MD -- November 4 - 7, 2003
Hosted by Johns Hopkins University
November 13, 2003
[97-C1] Consensus: Approve the minutes of UTC #96.
[97-C2] Consensus: UTC will not change the general category of Braille pattern symbols to "Letter other" as suggested in PRI #15.
[97-C3] Consensus: Change the bidi property of the Braille symbols from OtherNeutral to strong Left to right in 4.0.1.
[97-C4] Consensus: Include some minor editing to take into account public feedback on UTR #29 and include in the 4.0.1 edition.
[97-C5] Consensus: Accept the codepoint changes given in 1 a, b, c, d, and e of the WG2 consent docket, L2/03-397. Also see L2/03-380.
[97-C6] Consensus: Accept the name changes given in 2 a, b, c, d of the WG2 consent docket, L2/03-397.
[97-C7] Consensus: Accept name change and codepoint movement of 2E0E FOUR DOT PUNCTUATION to 205B FOUR DOT MARK.
[97-C8] Consensus: Accept the characters in 4 a, d, e, and n of document L2/03-397, as follows:
U+03FD REVERSED GREEK CAPITAL LUNATE SIGMA SYMBOL
U+03FE DOTTED GREEK CAPITAL LUNATE SIGMA SYMBOL
U+03FF REVERSED DOTTED GREEK CAPITAL LUNATE SIGMA SYMBOL
U+1DC0 COMBINING DOTTED GRAVE ACCENT
U+1DC1 COMBINING DOTTED ACUTE ACCENT
U+2E0E EDITORIAL CORONIS
U+2E10 FORKED PARAGRAPHOS
U+2E11 REVERSED FORKED PARAGRAPHOS
U+2E13 DOTTED OBELOS
U+2E14 DOWNWARDS ANCORA
U+2E15 UPWARDS ANCORA
U+2E16 DOTTED RIGHT-POINTING ANGLE
[97-C9] Consensus: Accept U+060B Afgani Sign for encoding.
[97-C10] Consensus: Accept U+1D79 Latin Insular G for encoding.
[97-C11] Consensus: Accept the gender symbols, circles, and genealogical symbols in 4h, i, j of document L2/03-397.
[97-C12] Consensus: Accept the U+2E0D RAISED SMALL DIAGONAL LOWER LEFT TO UPPER RIGHT from section 4m of the WG2 consent docket, document L2/03-397.
[97-C13] Consensus: Accept the U+2CBC COPTIC SYMBOL KHI RO for encoding, as in section 4l of the WG2 consent docket, document L2/03-397.
[97-C14] Consensus: Accept U+2E17 DOUBLE OBLIQUE HYPHEN from document L2/03-397 section 4o for encoding.
[97-C15] Consensus: Accept U+205E VERTICAL FOUR DOTS for encoding, as in section 4f, dictionary symbols from L2/03-397 section 4g for encoding:and 4k the 2 half-square forms.
U+2692 HAMMER AND CHISEL
U+2694 CROSSED SWORDS
U+2695 ROD OF AESCLEPIUS
U+269A STAFF OF HERMES
[97-C16] Consensus: Accept for encoding Tai Lue (80 characters), at U+1980..U+19DF as in L2/03-397 section 6a, with block name "Tai Lue".
[97-C17] Consensus: Add a new block called "Combining Diacritical Marks Supplement" for combining diacritical marks U+1DC0..U+1DFF, as in document L2/03-397, sections 7a, 7b.
[97-C18] Consensus: Change block boundaries for Coptic and Phags-pa as in L2/03-397 section 8. Coptic becomes U+2C80..U+2CCF, Phags-Pa becomes U+A840..U+A87F.
[97-C19] Consensus: Accept changes in variation sequences for Phags-Pa as in L2/03-397 section 9a.
[97-M1] Motion: Change the general category of U+200B from Zs to Cf in Unicode version 4.0.1.
Moved by Mark Davis, seconded by Benson Margulies
6 For (IBM, RLG, Sybase, Adobe, Apple, Basis)
5 Abstain (HP, MS, JS, Sun, SAP)
[97-C20] Consensus: Change "Sentence Terminal" to "STerm" in the UCD, Proplist.txt and PropertyAliases.txt. Add explanatory text on necessary tailorings to TR29 and update UCD.html as per discussion at the meeting, in Unicode 4.0.1.
[97-M2] Motion: Use the representation of Reph and Yaphalaa as in document L2/03-394 as the way to resolve the ambiguity between the processing of combinations of Ra and Ya in Bengali.
Moved by Ken Whistler, seconded by Cathy Wissink
4 For (MS Basis HP Sybase IBM RLG)
5 Abstain (Adobe Apple SAP JS Sun)
[97-M3] Motion: UTC supports the development of policies and procedures for the registration of Han variation selectors from Plane 14.
Moved by Mark Davis, seconded by Eric Muller
9 For (IBM HP RLG Sybase Basis Apple Adobe Sun JS)
1 Against (MS)
1 Abstain (SAP)
[97-C21] Consensus: Decouple East Asian Width from Linebreak.
[97-C22] Consensus: The UTC wishes to delay the introduction of the "Base Character" property until after Unicode 4.0.1, and until it can be discussed more thoroughly.
[97-C23] Consensus: Change the bidi class for Interlinear Annotation Characters from Boundary Neutral to Other Neutral in Unicode 4.0.1.
[97-C24] Consensus: Accept the names for the Characters in the Ancient Greek Numbers block, as given in document L2/03-380.
[97-C25] Consensus: Make the changes documented in sections 2.a, 2.b.1, L2/03-419, with the exception that section 2.a.3 only updates EAW for 42C0 - 24CF. Add a rule 19b that prevents breaks betwen numeric punct and letters and in section 2.b.7, change the linebreak class from AI to AL of all letters (only) in the range of Latin 1 to Cyrillic 0020 - 04FF, for Unicode 4.0.1.
[97-C26] Consensus: UTC re-affirms its committment to not allocate characters suitable suitable for identifiers in the range 2190..2BFF. (See also action 89-67.)
[97-M4] Motion: Change the 1st bullet in section 4.3 of L2/03-396 (UAX #9) to allow only U+002B, U+002D, and U+002F, and to change the bidi properties of U+002B, U+002D, and U+002F, to ES, ES, CS respectively in the data file in the Unicode 4.0.1 timeframe.
Moved by Ken Whistler, seconded by Michel Suignard
7 For (Apple Adobe HP Sybase MS Basis RLG)
4 Abstain (SAP IBM Sun JS)
[97-C27] Consensus: Remove the current inconsistency in bidi properties by changing the parenthesized and circled numbers to be uniformly general category "ON" (other neutral). Codepoints are U+2460..U+2487 and U+24EA; and "EN" goes to "ON".
[97-C28] Consensus: Approve 4.0.1 for publication to be issued before the February 2004 UTC meeting.
[97-C29] Consensus: UTC would like to see the Basic International CJK subset completed as an outcome of the IRG meeting #22. Our IRG representatives should ask the IRG to use the modified proposal in L2/03-407 as the basis for this subset.
[97-C30] Consensus: Move the encoding location of LATIN SMALL LETTER TH WITH STRIKETHROUGH from U+0238 to U+1D7A, because it is more appropriate to encode with other phonetic extensions.
[97-C31] Consensus: Accept the definitions of Graphic, Base, and Combining character(s) as given in L2/03-041R2, as modified during discussion in the meeting, and incorporate in Unicode 4.0.1.
[97-C32] Consensus: Retract the UTC decision to define a base character property (motion 95-M5). (Note: this is also related to 97-A68, 95-A96, and 97-C22.)
[97-C33] Consensus: Update the list in L2/03-400 by adding the four accented-E Hong Kong characters to the repertoire of named composite entries, and prepare for publishing a revised list in Unicode 4.0.2.