hUTC 116 & INCITS Subgroup L2 213 Joint Meeting
San Jose, CA -- August 11-15, 2008
Hosted by Microsoft

Meeting Logistical Information
August 15, 2008

UTC South Asian Subcommittee meeting time:

    Monday, August 11                10:30 am to 5:30 pm

UTC Symbols Subcommittee meeting time:
    Tuesday, August 12                 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Wednesday, August 13           11:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Thursday, August 13               11:00 am to 1:00 pm

UTC Script Subcommittee meeting time:
    Tuesday, August 12                 9:30 am to 11:00 am and 1 pm to 5:30 pm

UTC Plenary meeting times:
    Wednesday, August 13           9:30 am to 11:00 am and 1 pm to 5:30 pm
    Thursday, August 14               9:30 am to 11:00 am and 1 pm to 5:30 pm
    Friday, August 15                    9:30 am to 3:00 pm

L2 Plenary meeting time:
    Friday, August 15                    3 pm to 5 pm

Scheduled activities:

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Call-in Information
C.3 Brahmi

Toll-Free (US & Canada): 866-500-6738
Toll: 203-480-8000
Participant Pass code: 741167

same as above

same as above

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TC Procedures posted at: http://www.unicode.org/consortium/tc-procedures.html

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 [L2/08-252]
  Latest version of this document

A.5 Minutes and action items
  A.5.1 Review of minutes
    A.5.1.1 Joint Meeting UTC 115/L2 212 [L2/08-161]
  A.5.2  Action Items
    A.5.2.1 Review of open action items [L2/SD2, L2/08-300]
    A.5.2.2 Recently closed action items [L2/08-283]
  Minutes publicly posted at http://www.unicode.org/unicode/consortium/utc-minutes.html

A.6 Calendar review
  UTC 117/L2 214 - November 3-7, 2008, Mountain View, host Apple, Annual Members Mtg
  UTC 118/L2 215 - February 2-6, 2009, Mountain View, host Unicode, Members Mtg
  UTC 119/L2 216 - May 11-15, 2009, San Jose, host Adobe
  UTC 120/L2 217 - August 10-14, 2009, Redmond, host Microsoft

  Calendar posted at http://www.unicode.org/unicode/timesens/calendar.html

A.7 Letter ballot review

A.8 Schedule ad hoc meetings

A.9 Membership update

B. Liaison Reports and Technical Topics

B.1  WG2
  B.1.1 Convenor's report [Ksar]
  B.1.2 Liaison report [Constable]
  B.1.2a Meeting report [Whistler]
  B.1.3 WG2 action items (WG2 N3453) [Umamaheswaran, L2/08-319]
  B.1.4 WG2 minutes and resolutions
    B.1.4.1 Resolutions of WG2 meeting 52 (WG2 N3454R2) [WG2]
    B.1.4.2 Unconfirmed minutes of WG2 meeting 52 (WG2 N3453) [Umamaheswaran, L2/08-318]
  B.1.5 Amendments/Ballots
    B.1.5.1 Amendment 5
      B. FDAM document (SC2 N 4027) [SC2, L2/08-261]
    B.1.5.2 Amendment 6
      B. Proposed Draft Amendment (PDAM) 6.2, Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set (UCS) - Amendment 6: Javanese, Lisu, Meetei Mayek, Samaritan, and other characters [Suignard, L2/06-246]
      B. Ballot comments [Anderson, L2/08-330]
  B.1.6 Consent docket [Whistler]
  B.1.7 Suggested update to 10646 Annex L, Character Naming Guidelines [Whistler, L2/08-266]
  B.1.8 Review pipeline characters to ensure all new characters are in ballot comments or a separate document [L2/08-320]
    B.1.8.1 New character addition requests [Anderson, L2/08-331]
  B.1.9 MES-1 (ISO 10646 character collection 281) considered defective [Pentzlin, L2/08-290]

B.2 SC2/SC22/SC34/SC35/SC36/TC37/SC29
  B.2.1 Liaison report [Ksar]
  B.2.2 JTC/SC documents
    B.2.2.1 PDAM 1 for 14651 (SC2 4031) [SC2, L2/08-321]
      B. Suggested ballot comments [Whistler, L2/08-329]
    B.2.2.2 Preliminary Agenda for eighth meeting of OWG-SORT, Hong Kong [SC2, L2/08-322]

  B.3.1 Liaison report [Jenkins]
  B.3.2  Fonts for extensions B and C [Cook, L2/08-310]

  B.4.1 Liaison report [Ksar]

  B.5.1 Liaison report [McGowan]
  B.5.2 IDNA
    B.5.2.1 IDNAbis Preprocessing draft [Davis, L2/08-296]

B.6 W3C
  B.6.1 Liaison report [Davis]
  B.6.2 MathML liaison report [Sargent]  

B.7 UC Berkeley Department of Linguistics - Script Encoding Initiative
  B.7.1 Liaison report [Anderson, L2/08-303]

B.8 ILCAA (Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa)  

  B.9.1 Liaison report [Kaplan]

B.10 Unicode Locales Project (CLDR)
  B.10.1 Liaison report [Davis]

B.11 Public Review Issues
  B.11.1 Issue 111: Review of Proposed Update Unicode Technical Standard #18: Unicode Regular Expressions
    B.11.1.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/08-282]
    B.11.1.2 Document for review [Davis, Heninger, L2/08-211]
  B.11.2 Issue 120: Review of  Draft Unicode Technical Report #45: U-source Ideographs
    B.11.2.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/08-282]
      B. Comment on UTR#45/PRI#120 [Suzuki, L2/08-279]
    B.11.2.2 Document for review [Jenkins, L2/08-284]
  B.11.3 Issue 121: Recommended practice for replacement characters
    B.11.3.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/08-282]
      B. Recommended practice for replacement characters [Purins, L2/08-280]
    B.11.3.2 Document for review [Davis, L2/08-286]
  B.11.4 Issue 122:  Proposal for additional deprecated characters
B.11.4.1 Feedback
     B. General feedback [L2/08-282]
     B. Comments on Public Review Issue #122 [Pentzlin, L2/08-278]
     B. Comments on the proposed deprecation of characters [Freytag, L2/08-275]
     B. Tibetan Chars in PR 122 [Fynn, L2/08-304]
   B.11.4.2 Document for review [Davis, L2/08-287]
     B. Data file [Whistler, L2/08-328]
  B.11.5 Issue 123:  Bengali currency numerator values
B.11.5.1 Feedback
     B. General feedback [L2/08-282]
   B.11.5.2 Document for review [Whistler, L2/08-288]
  B.11.6 Issue 124:  Review of Proposed Update Unicode Technical Report #23: The Unicode Character Property Model
B.11.6.1 Feedback
     B. General feedback [L2/08-282]
   B.11.6.2 Document for review [Whistler, L2/08-285]
  B.11.7 Other feedback
    B.11.7.1 Unicode Collation Comments [Robin, L2/08-299]

B.12 Unicode Technical Reports, Standards, and Standard Annexes
  B.12.1 Working Draft Proposed Update Unicode Technical Report #33, Unicode Conformance Model  [Whistler, L2/08-248]
B.12.2 Working Draft Proposed Update Unicode Standard Annex #44, Unicode Character Database [Whistler, L2/08-249]
B.12.3 Working Draft Proposed Update Unicode Technical Report #17: Character Encoding Model [Whistler, L2/08-267]
  B.12.4 Unicode Standard Annex#15: Unicode Normalization Forms
    B.12.4.1 Suggested restructuring of UAX #15 specification for normalization [Whistler, L2/08-301]
  B.12.5 Unicode Technical Report #25: Unicode Support for Matematics
    B.12.5.1 Math data files for UTR #25 [Sargent, L2/08-316]
  B.12.6 Unicode Technical Report #30: Unicode Character Foldings
    B.12.6.1 Withdrawal of UTR#30
  B.12.7 Working Draft Proposed Update Unicode Technical Standard #37: Ideograph Variation Database [Muller, L2/08-326]

B.13 Editorial Committee
  B.13.1 Errata
  B.13.2 Editorial Committee report [Whistler]
  B.13.3 Unicode 5.2
B.14 Properties
  B.14.1 Addition to Canonical_Combining_Class Aliases [Whistler, L2/08-262]
  B.14.2 Code Point Labels -- suggested wording details [Whistler, L2/08-263]
  B.14.3 Nuqtas
    B.14.3.1 Font Issues, Nuqta properties [Durrani, L2/08-247]
    B.14.3.2 Comments on Proposal to Encode 22 Characters for Arabic Pedagogical Use [Anderson, L2/08-230]
  B.14.4 IDNAbis properties [Davis, L2/08-293]

B.15 Reports from Subcommittees
  B.15.1 Script Subcommittee [McGowan, L2/08-323]
  B.15.2 South Asian Script Subcommittee  [Muller, L2/08-317]
  B.15.3 Symbols Subcommittee [Scherer]

B.16 Hangul
  B.16.1 KS X 1026-1:2007, Information Technology - Universal Multiple Octet Coded Character Set - Hangul - Part 1 Hangul processing guide for information interchange. [Korea NB, L2/08-225]

B.17 CJK
  B.17.1 Unihan feedback [Smith, L2/08-281]
  B.17.2 Proposal to add SuperCJK 14.0 index data to Unihan [Cook, Lunde, L2/08-264]

B.18 Creative use of Unicode in web user IDs [Cummings]

C. Script Subcommittee

C.0 Review of script documents requested by WG2

C.1 Batak

  C.1.1 On the inputting model for Batak (WG2 N3489) [Everson, L2/08-274]

  C.1.2 Batak input info [Anderson, L2/08-312]
C.2 Proposal to encode Egyptological yod and similar characters (WG2 N3487) [Everson, L2/08-272]
C.3 Brahmi
  C.3.1 Progressing the encoding of Brahmi in the SMP (WG2 N3490) [Everson, L2/08-277]
  C.3.2 Proposal for the Encoding of Brahmi in Plane 1 of ISO/IEC 10646 [Baums, Glass, L2/07-342]

C.4 Preliminary Proposal to encode Old Bamum in the SMP (WG2 N3472) [Everson, et al, L2/08-231]
C.5 Proposal for Latin Cyrillic disunification [Ellert, L2/08-251]
C.6 Letter from Nozomu Kato to UTC, re Kana [Kato, L2/08-257]

C.7 Tangut 5 column chart [Cook, L2/08-259]

C.8 Preliminary proposal to encode Beria Giray Erfe (or Beria Branding Script) [Priest, L2/08-265]
C.9 Preliminary proposal to encoding the Old Hungarian script (WG2 N3483) [Everson, L2/08-268]
C.10 Preliminary proposal for encoding the Meroitic script (WG2 N3484) [Everson, L2/08-269]
C.11 Proposal to encode the Mandaic script (WG2 N3485) [SEI/Everson, L2/08-270R]
C.12 Proposal to encode the Manichaean (WG2 N3486) [SEI/Everson, L2/08-271R]
C.13 Nushu
  C.13.1 Nushu (WG2 N3462R, N3463) [China NB, L2/08-171, L2/08-186, L2/08-302]
  C.13.2 Comments on Nushu [SEI, Anderson, L2/08-311]

D. Symbols Subcommittee

D.1 Japanese TV symbols
  D.1.1 Proposal to rename and reassign some Japanese TV symbols [Pentzlin, L2/08-289]
  D.1.2 Improvement Suggestions for N3469 (Japanese TV symbols L2/08-077R3) [
Stötzner, L2/08-292]
   D.1.3 Feedback on the Japanese TV symbols L2/08-077R3 [Scherer, L2/08-307]
D.2 Emoji
  D.2.1 Some suggestions about the encoding of national flags as requested by the Emoji proposal (L2/08-081) [Pentzlin, L2/08-305]
  D.2.2 Emoji encoding proposal: progress report
[Scherer, L2/08-309]
Emoticon core set working proposal [Edberg, L2/08-314]
  D.2.4 Emoji open issues [Scherer, L2/08-315]
D.3 Symbols encoding principles (rough draft) [Scherer, L2/08-308]
D.4 Proposal for an alchemy Unicode plane [Newman, et al, L2/08-313]
D.5 Proposal to encode a soccer ball symbol [Pentzlin, L2/08-135]

E. South Asian Subcommittee

E.1 Vedic

  E.1.1 Proposal to encode additional characters for Vedic (WG2 N3488)  [Everson, Scharf, L2/08-273R]
  E.1.2 Amendment 6  actions to resolve: 115-A15, 115-A16 and 115-A20

  E.1.3 Placement of characters in Vedic, Devanagari, and Devanagari Extended blocks [Scharf, L2/08-294]

  E.1.4 Materials for a Proposal to encode the Devanagari headstroke in the BMP [Scharf, L2/08-295]
  E.1.5 The Vedic language [Jain, L2/08-327]

E.2 Proposal to add four characters for Kashmiri (WG2 N3480) [Everson, L2/08-250]

E.3 Meetei Mayek
  E.3.1 Proposed Encoding for Meetei Mayek Block (WG2 N3473) [US, Ireland NBs, L2/08-232R L2/08-239R]
  E.3.2 Letter from Lisa Moore to M. Chandramani Singh, Gov't of Manipur [Moore, L2/08-242]

  E.3.3 Proceeding of meeting of Meetei Mayek Expert Committee held on 17-07-2008 [Singh, L2/08-291]
E.4 Extended proposal to add Khamti Shan characters to the Myanmar blocks (WG2 N3492) [Hosken, L2/08-276]

E.5 Tamil
  E.5.1 (Draft) Tamil Character Code for Information Interchange [Sri Lanka NB, L2/08-240]
  E.5.2 (Draft) Tamil Character Code for Information Interchange - Collation [Sri Lanka NB, L2/08-241]

  E.5.3 Discuss current encoding situation in Tamil Nadu [Jain]
E.6 Svasti sign [L2/08-246]
E.7 Malayalam: Comparison of dot-reph proposals [Jony, L2/08-306]

F. Miscellaneous

F.1 Officers report to Unicode Board of Directors [Davis]

G. Close of Joint Meeting

G.1 Review of UTC motions (recommendations to L2) [L2/08-253]

G.2 UTC position on current ballots [Muller]

G.3 Closing of joint meeting