Approved Motions of the UTC 103 / L2 200 Joint
Mountain View, CA -- May 10 - 13 2005
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UTC #103 Agenda
August 29, 2005
[103-C1] Consensus: The UTC and L2 request that the maintenance agency for ISO 3166 add two special codes for undetermined and multiple regions, with suggested values ZX and ZY, following the pattern of ISO 639. Communicate this to LTRU working group and ask them to consider the implications for language tags and language tag matching. [L2/05-092]
[103-C2] Consensus: Moot, replaced by 103-C3 .
[103-C3] Consensus: Add Tamil KSSA and SHRII to NamedSequences.txt:
<U+0B95, U+0BCD, U+0BB7> TAMIL LETTER KSSA
<U+0BB6, U+0BCD, U+0BB0, U+0BC0> TAMIL LETTER SHRII
as documented in L2/05-129.
[103-C4] Consensus: Request the Unicode officers to provide for a public domain last resort font and description of its usage, the proposed location and composition of which is to be decided by the Editorial Committee. Authorize an update of Unicode Standard Annex #24: Script Names with material of Appendix D of Draft Unicode Technical Report #36: Security Considerations for the Implementation of Unicode and Related Technology draft 3. [L2/05-110R]
[103-M1] Motion: Advance Draft Unicode Technical Report #36: Security Considerations for the Implementation of Unicode and Related Technology to Unicode Technical Report #36: Security Considerations for the Implementation of Unicode and Related Technology, subject to revision by the Editorial Committee, with the notice that the UTC is considering making it a Unicode Technical Standard. [L2/05-110R]
Moved by Mark Davis, seconded by Michel Suignard
10 for (Adobe, Apple, IBM, Justsystem, Microsoft, Oracle, Sun, Sybase, UC Berkeley, VeriSign)
1.5 abstain (Basis, SAP)
Motion 103-M1 carries
[103-C5] Consensus: Create a Security subcommittee, with Mark Davis as chair, to decide on the constitution of the identifier and confusables list.
[103-M2] Motion: Approve the addition of six new characters, the lowercase versions of characters in L2/05-076:U+2C65 LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH STROKE
U+2C66 LATIN SMALL LETTER T WITH DIAGONAL STROKE
U+037B GREEK SMALL REVERSED LUNATE SIGMA SYMBOL
U+037C GREEK SMALL DOTTED LUNATE SIGMA SYMBOL
U+037D GREEK SMALL REVERSED DOTTED LUNATE SIGMA SYMBOL
U+04CF CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER PALOCHKA
Moved by Mark Davis, Seconded by Lisa Moore
7.5 for (Adobe, Apple, Basis, IBM, Justsystem, Microsoft, Oracle, Sun)
1 against (UC Berkeley)
2 abstain (Sybase, Verisign)
Motion 103-M2 carries.
[103-C6] Consensus: As soon as the six lowercase characters (103-M2) are included, the UTC will adopt D1 of document L2/05-076 as a stability policy. The effect of this stability policy is that whenever we add uppercase characters in cased scripts, we need to add the corresponding lowercase characters.
D1. For all strings S containing characters only from Unicode Versions A and B toCasefold(toNFKC(x)) under version A is identical to toCasefold(toNFKC(x)) under version B.
[103-C7] Consensus: Create a "Normative Name Alias" property and file in the UCD. Populate the property with names from the sections "Typos" and "Bad or misleading names" from document L2/05-137.
[103-C8] Consensus: Accept with the same properties as the U+25CC DOTTED CIRCLE. [L2/05-140]
[103-C9] Consensus: Accept all of the recommended changes to Cuneiform documented in L2/05-135: remove five characters, move one character, change three glyphs, and make certain name changes.
[103-C10] Consensus: Accept for encoding in Unicode 5.0, 121 Balinese characters at 1B00..1B7C, with block name "Balinese" at U+1B00..U+1B7F, and with ordering and properties as given in L2/05-008, L2/05-090, and L2/05-091.
[103-C11] Consensus: Accept four Devanagari characters for Sindhi for Unicode 5.0, with properties as documented in L2/05-082:
U+097B DEVANAGARI LETTER GGA
U+097C DEVANAGARI LETTER JJA
U+097E DEVANAGARI LETTER DDDA
U+097F DEVANAGARI LETTER BBA
[103-C12] Consensus: Make a Public Review Issue out of the requested change to the glyph for Malayalam digit 0 and the request to add three numeric characters. [L2/05-087]
[103-C13] Consensus: Make the change regarding the shaping of "ra" in Tamil based on document L2/05-120 and update the text of the standard. Post as a text erratum.
[103-C14] Consensus: The UTC accepts the proposal on Syloti Nagri conjoining behavior as documented in L2/05-130 such that: "... use virama where appropriate but using other means for controlling ligation where the virama is not appropriate."
[103-C15] Consensus: Accept six Greek epigraphic characters from document L2/05-098 for a future version of the Unicode Standard:
U+0370 GREEK CAPITAL LETTER HETA
U+0371 GREEK SMALL LETTER HETA
U+0372 GREEK CAPITAL LETTER ARCHAIC SAMPI
U+0373 GREEK SMALL LETTER ARCHAIC SAMPI
U+0376 GREEK CAPITAL LETTER PAMPHYLIAN DIGAMMA
U+0377 GREEK SMALL LETTER PAMPHYLIAN DIGAMMA
[103-C16] Consensus: Swap the glyphs for U+1D09C BYZANTINE MUSICAL SYMBOL AGOGI ARGI and U+1D09F BYZANTINE MUSICAL SYMBOL AGOGI GORGI. [L2/05-106]
[103-C17] Consensus: The UTC has not seen pervasive problems caused by the unification of dandas in the core scripts of India. Therefore, based on concerns for stability, the UTC re-affirms its position that dandas are unified across these scripts. [L2/05-114]
[103-C18] Consensus: The UTC authorizes a proposed update to Unicode Technical Standard #18: Unicode Regular Expressions that addresses the new line handling issue raised in L2/05-121 by relaxing the requirement to match CRLF to the "." (dot) metacharacter in multi-line mode for level 1.
[103-C19] Consensus: The UTC has not seen pervasive problems with the representation of eyelash ra. Therefore, based on concerns for stability, the UTC re-affirms its position that eyelash ra is represented as indicated in Rule R5 in Section 9.1 Devanagari of The Unicode Standard 4.0. [L2/05-111]
[103-C20] Consensus: The UTC accepts the five Malayalam chillu forms for encoding in Unicode 5.0. [L2/05-114]<>U+0D7A MALAYALAM LETTER NN
U+0D7B MALAYALAM LETTER N
U+0D7C MALAYALAM LETTER RR
U+0D7D MALAYALAM LETTER L
U+0D7E MALAYALAM LETTER LL
[103-C21] Consensus: Make the IICore field in Unihan.txt a normative property in the next version of the Unicode standard.
[103-C22] Consensus: Create a Public Review Issue for correcting the glyphs for U+06DF ARABIC SMALL HIGH ROUNDED ZERO, U+06E0 ARABIC SMALL HIGH UPRIGHT RECTNGULAR ZERO, U+06E1 ARABIC SMALL DOTLESS HEAD OF KHAH, and possibly U+06E9 ARABICPLACE OF SAJDAH. [L2/05-150]
[103-C23] Consensus: Approve the minutes of Joint Meeting UTC 102/L2 199, as amended in the meeting. [L2/05-026]
[103-C24] Consensus: The UTC accepts U+0D7F MALAYALAM LETTER K for encoding in Unicode 5.0. [L2/05-154]
[103-C25] Consensus: Change the linebreak category of seven characters: U+1735 and U+1736 from AL to BA; U+17D9 from NS to AL; and U+203D, U+2047..U+2049 from AL to NS to match U+203C, for the next version of the standard. See document L2/05-155.
[103-C26] Consensus: Issue a Proposed Update Unicode Standard Annex #14: Line Breaking Properties to add a note into the text that U+00A1 INVERTED EXCLAMATION MARK and U+00BF INVERTED QUESTION MARK could be tailored to "OP" for their use in Spanish. [L2/05-155]
[103-C27] Consensus: Publish a Public Review Issue regarding the possibility of creating a formal stability policy for the Bidi_Mirrored property. For the background, use example material taken from L2/05-093.
[103-C28] Consensus: Approve amendment 3 of ISO 14651 with three comments: [L2/05-116, L2/05-117]
- Update the common template table to match the UCA 4.1 table.
- Remove Thai and Lao from example 5.
- Reword section C.2.2.
[103-C29] Consensus: Vote yes on the new work item for ISO/IEC 14651 given in L2/05-115.