UTC 98 & INCITS Subgroup L2 195 Joint Meeting
Mountain View, CA -- February 2 - 5, 2004
Hosted by Microsoft
February 4, 2004


Unicode Technical Committee meeting times:
    Monday, February 2           10 am to 5 pm  
    Tuesday, February 3           9 am to 5 pm
    Wednesday, February 4      10 am to 5 pm
    Thursday, February 5         9 am to 12 pm

L2 Plenary meeting time:
    Thursday, February 5         1 pm to 5 pm

Annual Members meeting time:
    Wednesday, February 4      9 am to 10 am

Scheduled discussions:

Agenda Item


Date and Time (PDT)

B.14.1 Cuneiform (ICE)
Tinney Tuesday, 10 am 
B.16 Ideograph Variation Selectors
Hiura, Kobayashi, et. al. Tuesday, 1 pm
B.14.10-13, 16, 17 Bengali, Phoenetic characters Nelson, Constable
 Wednesday, 10 am
B.14.5 Tifinagh Andries, Anderson, V.S. Umamaheswaran Wednesday, 11 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 [L2/04-002]

A.5 Minutes and action items
  A.5.1 Approval of minutes of Joint Meeting UTC 97/L2 194 [L2/03-356]
  A.5.2 Review of open action items [L2/SD2]
  Minutes publicly posted at http://www.unicode.org/unicode/consortium/utc-minutes.html

A.6 Calendar Review
  UTC 99/L2 196 - June 15-18, 2004, Toronto, host IBM
  UTC 100/L2 197 - August 17-20, 2004, Redmond, host Microsoft
  UTC 101/L2 198 - November 15-18, 2004, Cupertino, host Apple, Annual Members Mtg
  UTC 102/L2 199 - February 7 - 10, 2005, Mountain View, host, Unicode
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.1.2 Liaison Report [Freytag, Whistler]
  B.1.3 WG2 - Action Items [Umamaheswaran]
  B.1.4 ISO/IEC 10646:2003/Amd.1:2004 (PDAM 1) [Suignard, L2/04-021]
    B.1.4.1 Ballot comments [Suignard]
  B.1.5 Update proposal summary form to include a recommended default ordering and script values [L2/03-435]
  B.1.6 China's confirmation on fonts for CJK_B [L2/04-008]
  B.1.7 Proposed Technical Corrigendum to 10646: 2003 - missing cell entries in collection 340 [L2/04-014]
  B.1.8 Alternate Format Characters [L2/03-336]

B.2  WG20
  B.2.1 Convenor's Report [Whistler]
B.3 SC2/SC22/SC36
  B.3.1 Liaison Report [Ksar, L2/03-436, L2/03-437]
  B.3.2 Position on 14651 ballot [Ksar, L2/03-441, L2/03-442, L2/04-027]
  B.3.3 Position on ballot considering putting specification of the character repertoire of identifiers on SC2 programme of work [Ksar, L2/03-424]
  B.3.4 DTR 19769, Extensions for C to support new data types [L2/04-090, L2/04-091]

  B.4.1 Liaison Report [Jenkins, L2/04-037]
  B.4.2 IRG Reports and Resolutions [L2/03-451,L2/03-453,L2/03-454]
  B.4.3 Draft Agreement on Old Hanzi Encoding [L2/03-450,L2/03-452,L2/04-084]
  B.4.4 IRG, CDL, and variation selectors
  B.4.5 Glyph Corrections for U+21E2D, U+21E45 [L2/04-008]

  B.5.1 Liaison Report [Ksar]

  B.6.1 Liaison Report [McGowan]
B.7 W3C
  B.7.1 Liaison Report [Davis]

B.8 UC Berkeley Department of Linguistics
  B.8.1 Liaison report [Anderson, L2/04-042]

B.9 ILCAA (Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa)  

  B.10.1 Liaison report [Kaplan]

B.11 Public Review Issues
  B.11.1 Issue 13: Unicode 4.0.1 Beta [L2/04-026]
    B.11.1.1 Bidi
      B. Conformance clauses [Davis, L2/04-049; Duerst, L2/04-093]
      B. Property changes
  B.11.2 Issue 20: Review of DUTR#31 Identifier and Pattern Syntax [L2/04-026,L2/03-079]
  B.11.3 Issue 25: Review of Proposed Update UTR #17 Character Encoding Model [L2/04-026]
  B.11.4 Issue 26: Update properties for Ethiopic and Tamil non-decimal digits [L2/04-026]
  B.11.5 Issue 27: Joiner/nonjoiner in combining character sequences  [L2/04-026]
  B.11.6 Issue 28: Bidi Boundary Neutral property [L2/04-026]

B.12 Unicode Technical Reports, Standards, and Standard Annexes
  B.12.1 UTRs that should be UTSs: 16, 22, 26, 31
  B.12.2 Proposed update to Unicode Technical Standard #6: A Standard Compression Scheme for Unicode  [Scherer, L2/04-019,  ,L2/04-020]
  B.12.3 Proposed working draft Binary Ordered Compression for Unicode [Scherer, L2/04-015, L2/04-016; O'Donnell, L2/04-035; Davis, L2/04-040]
  B.12.4 Proposed update to Draft Unicode Technical Report #22: Character Mapping Markup Language  [Scherer,L2/04-017, L2/04-018]
B.12.5  Unicode Technical Standard #10: Unicode Collation Algorithm
    B.12.5.1 UCA Revised Latin [Davis, L2/04-031]
    B.12.5.2  Request for Change Greek Collation Order for SAN [Anderson, L2/04-034]
    B.12.5.3  Request for Change to Greek Collation Order for Koppa [Kirk, L2/04-030; Anderson, L2/04-055]
  B.12.6 Unicode Standard Annex #14: Line Breaking Properties [Freytag]
  B.12.7 Unicode Standard Annex #15: Unicode Normalization Forms [Davis, L2/04-094]
B.12.8 Unicode Standard Annex #24: Script Names [Davis]
  B.12.9 Unicode Standard Annex #29: Text Boundaries [Davis]
  B.12.10 Draft Unicode Technical Report #31: Identifier and Pattern Syntax [Davis]
  B.12.11 Unicode Standard Annex #9: Bidirectional Algorithm
B.13 Editorial Committee
   B.13.1 Unicode 4.0.1 [Davis, L2/04-033]
   B.13.2 Proposed changes to the Unihan database [Jenkins, L2/04-038,L2/04-039]
    B.13.2.1 Additions for kJIS0213 [Muller, L2/04-092]

B.14 Scripts, New Characters
  B.14.1 Cuneiform
    B.14.1.1 Revised Cuneiform proposal[Everson, Tinney, L2/04-036,L2/04-080]
    B.14.1.2 Proposal to Encode Cuneiform Ideographic Descriptors [Snyder, L2/04-048,L2/04-078]
    B.14.1.3 Fitting Cuneiform Encoding to Cuneiform Script [Anderson, L2/04-041,L2/04-086; Feuerherm, L2/04-059]
    B.14.1.4 Letters regarding Cuneiform [L2/04-056,L2/04-057, L 2/04-058, L2/04-059,L2/04-063,L2/04-064,L2/04-081]

  B.14.2 Proposal to encode five Arabic characters [Kew, L2/04-029]
  B.14.3 Names of Phags-pa characters [L2/04-021]
  B.14.4 Proposal to encode five additional CJK symbols [West, L2/04-029]
  B.14.5 Tifinagh [Andries, L2/04-061]

  B.14.6 Coptic [Anderson; Emmel, L2/04-053]
  B.14.7 Proposal to encode two Bhutanese marks for Dzongkhain [Everson, Flynn, L2/04-007]
  B.14.8 Proposal to add ATNAH HAFUKH [Shoulson, Kirk, Everson, L2/03-443]
  B.14.9 Chinese counting rod numeralsm [Jenkins]
  B.14.10 Revised Proposal to Encode Additional Phonetic Modifier Letters [Constable, L2/04-044]
  B.14.11 Revised Proposal to Encode Phonetic Symbols with Palatal Hook [Constable, L2/04-045]
  B.14.12 Revised Proposal to Encode Phonetic Symbols with Retroflex Hook [Constable, L2/04-046]
  B.14.13 Revised Proposal to Encode Additional Phonetic Symbols [Constable, L2/04-047]
  B.14.14 Glagolitic [Anderson, L2/04-51; Cleminson, L2/04-052]
  B.14.15 Proposal to encode Greek zero [Mercier, L2/04-054]
  B.14.16 Encoding Bangla Khanda-Ta With Ta+Virama [Sengupta, L2/04-060; Constable, L2/04-062]
  B.14.17 Proposal to Encode Orthographic Glottal Stops [Constable, L2/04-065]

  B.14.18 Possible Unification of U+2E13 DOTTED OBELOS and U+2052 COMMERCIAL MINUS

  B.14.19 Additional Math characters [L2/03-410]
  B.14.20 Proposal for Indo-European laryngeals [Everson and Anderson, L2/04-077]
  B.14.21 Proposal to add TAMIL DIGIT ZERO [Kaplan, L2/04-073]
  B.14.22 Combining Dot Above [L2/04-076]
  B.14.23 Two Hebrew punctuation marks [L2/04-089]

B.15 Properties 
  B.15.1 No "missing" value for Age [Davis, L2/04-013]
  B.15.2 Ignoring hyphens [Davis, L2/04-012]
  B.15.3 Misspelling in LineBreak property name [Davis]
  B.15.5 Corrections to script property values [Davis, L2/03-427,L2/04-043; Muller, L2/04-083]
  B.15.6 Changing the general category of U+200B ZERO WIDTH NONBREAK SPACE from Zs to Cf [L2/03-389]

B.16 Ideograph Variation Selector and Variation Collection Identifier [Hiura, L2/04-050]

B.17 Common Locale Data Repository [Davis]

C. Miscellaneous


D. Close of Joint Meeting

D.1 Review of UTC motions (recommendations to L2) [L2/04-004]

D.2 UTC position on current ballots [Wissink]

D.3 Closing of joint meeting