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Ballot Results for 2008

 

Voted during meeting #214, Cupertino, November 2008

Doc# Subject Source INCITS
Due Date
Approval
Criteria
L2/08-391

Project Subdivision Proposal for ISO/IEC 10646: 2003/Amendment 7

SC2 N4041 December 8, 2008 2/3
It was moved by Lisa Moore and seconded by Peter Edberg to approve the project subdivision proposal for ISO/IEC 10646:2003/Amendment 7. The resolution was approved 11:0:0:1.

For: Adobe, Apple, Google, IBM, Microsoft, NetApp, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: HP

Voted during meeting #213, Redmond, August 2008

Doc# Subject Source INCITS
Due Date
Approval
Criteria
L2/08-261 ISO/IEC 10646: 2003/FDAM 5, Information technology -- Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set (UCS) -- AMENDMENT 5: Tai Tham, Tai Viet, Avestan, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, CJK Unified Ideographs Extension C, and other characters SC2 N4027   2/3
It was moved by V.S. Umamaheswaran and seconded by Ken Whistler to recommend the approval of ISO/IEC 10646:2003/FDAM 5. The resolution was approved 12:0:0:0.

For: Adobe, Apple, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, NetApp, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: none

L2/08-246 ISO/IEC 10646: 2003/PDAM 6.2, Information technology -- Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set (UCS) -- AMENDMENT 6: Javanese, Lisu, Meetei Mayek, Samaritan, and other characters SC2 N4028 September 10, 2008 2/3
It was moved by V.S. Umamaheswaran and seconded by Ken Whistler to vote no with comments on ISO/IEC 10646:2003/PDAM 6.2, with comments as documented in L2/08-330; acceptance of comments T1, T2, T3, T5, and T7 would change the vote to yes. The resolution was approved 12:0:0:0.

For: Adobe, Apple, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, NetApp, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: none

L2/08-321 ISO/IEC 14651/PDAM 1, Information technology -- International string ordering and comparison -- Method for comparing character strings and description of the common template tailorable ordering -- AMENDMENT 1 SC2 N4031  

2/3

It was moved by Ken Whistler and seconded by V.S. Umamaheswaran to vote yes with comments on ISO/IEC 14651/PDAM 1, with comments as documented in L2/08-329. The resolution was approved 12:0:0:0.

For: Adobe, Apple, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, NetApp, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: none

L2/08-237 US Delegate list, meeting WG2 #53 (Hong Kong, October 2008) SC2 N4026 September 11, 2008  
It was moved by V.S.Umamaheswaran and seconded by Eric Muller to approve the delegation as listed in document L2/08-332. The resolution was approved 12:0:0:0.

For: Adobe, Apple, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, NetApp, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: none

L2/08-322 US Delegate list, meeting OWG-SORT #8 (Hong Kong, October 2008) SC2 N4032 September 11, 2008  
It was moved by V.S.Umamaheswaran and seconded by Eric Muller to approve the delegation as listed in document L2/08-333. The resolution was approved 12:0:0:0.

For: Adobe, Apple, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, NetApp, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: none

L2/08-298 US Delegate list, meeting IRG #31 (Kunming, China, November 2008) SC2 N4033    
It was moved by V.S.Umamaheswaran and seconded by Eric Muller to approve the delegation as listed in document L2/08-334. The resolution was approved 12:0:0:0.

For: Adobe, Apple, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, NetApp, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: none

L2/08-297

2009 National Standards Maintenance Recommendations 

in081012    
It was moved by V.S.Umamaheswaran and seconded by Eric Muller to recommend that all standards listed in in081012 (L2/08-297) be reaffirmed. The resolution was approved 12:0:0:0.

For: Adobe, Apple, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, NetApp, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: none

 

Letter ballot closing on July 17, 2008

Doc# Subject Source INCITS
Due Date
Approval
Criteria
L2/08-243 SC2 Proposal for stabilised standards JTC1 N9119 July 19, 2008 2/3

Resolved 11:0:0:0 to support SC2's recommendation.

For (11): Adobe, Apple, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!.
Against (0)
Abstain (0)
No vote (0)

L2/08-244 SC2 Request for termination of Category C liaison between UNU/IIST and
SC2/WG2
JTC1 N9120 July 19, 2008 2/3

Resolved 11:0:0:0 to support SC2's recommendation.

For (11): Adobe, Apple, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!.
Against (0)
Abstain (0)
No vote (0)

L2/08-245 SC2 Request for Changing Liaison Category of EC, UNCTAD and UNECE
from A to B
JTC1 N9121 July 19, 2008 2/3

Resolved 11:0:0:0 to support SC2's recommendation.

For (11): Adobe, Apple, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!.
Against (0)
Abstain (0)
No vote (0)

 

Voted during meeting #212, San José, May 2008

Doc# Subject Source INCITS
Due Date
Approval
Criteria
  Delegation to international meeting IRG #30     1/2
It was moved by V.S.Umamaheswaran and seconded by Eric Muller to approve the delegation as listed in document L2/08-229. The resolution was approved 10:0:0:1.

For: Adobe, Apple, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: HP

 

Letter ballot closing on April 25, 2008

Doc# Subject Source INCITS
Due Date
Approval
Criteria

L2/08-167L2/08-168
L2/08-169

ISO/IEC 10646: 2003/FDAM 4, Information technology – Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set (UCS) – AMENDMENT 4: Lanna, Cham, Game Tiles, and other characters SC2 N3998 April 25, 2008 2/3

Resolved 9:0:0:1 to approve without comments.

For: Adobe, Apple, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Sun, Sybase, Unicode
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: Yahoo!

 

Voted during meeting #211, Cupertino, February 2008

Doc# Subject Source INCITS
Due Date
Approval
Criteria
L2/08-010 ISO/IEC 10646: 2003/FPDAM 5, Information technology - Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set (UCS) - AMENDMENT 5: Tai Tham, Tai Viet, Avestan, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, CJK Unified Ideographs Extension C, and other characters SC2 N3982 March 6, 2008 2/3
Resolved 8:1:0:1 to include technical comment T3 of document L2/08-123 in the ballot comments, and to make a yes vote conditional on the acceptance of that comment.
For: Adobe, Apple, Google, IBM, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, Yahoo!
Against: Microsoft
Abstain: none
No vote: HP
Resolved 9:0:0:1 to include technical comments T1-T2 and T4-T8 of document L2/08-123 in the ballot comments, and to make a yes vote conditional on the acceptance of comments T4-T8.
For: Adobe, Apple, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: HP
Resolved 9:0:0:1 to include editorial comment E1 of document L2/08-123 in the ballot comments.
For: Adobe, Apple, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: HP

As a result of these resolutions, the US position is to vote "No" to the ballot, with comments as in L2/08-123, and with a change to "Yes" if technical comments T3-T8 are accepted.

L2/08-008 ISO/IEC 10646: 2003/PDAM 6, Information technology - Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set (UCS) - AMENDMENT 6: Imperial Aramaic, Inscriptional Parthian, Inscriptional Pahlavi, and other characters SC2 N3989 March 4, 2008 2/3
Resolved 9:0:0:1 to approve PDAM 6 with comments as in L2/08-124.
For: Adobe, Apple, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: HP
L2/08-012 Transmittal to INCITS Technical Committee and Task Group Chairs of the Executive Board Request for Confirmation of Liaisons - Action Item a07.147 from the September 2007 INCITS EB Meeting in071775 March 14, 2008 majority
Resolved 9:0:0:1 to confirm the liaisons with the Library of Congress and with INCITS/J4; attempts to contact the FCC liaison have been unsuccessfull.
For: Adobe, Apple, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: HP
L2/08-014 Delegation to international meetings SC2 #15, WG2 #53 and OWG-SORT #7     1/2
Resolved 9:0:0:1 for the delegations as listed in documents L2/08-119, L2/08-121 and L2/08-120 respectively.
For: Adobe, Apple, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Sun, Sybase, Unicode, Yahoo!
Against: none
Abstain: none
No vote: HP

 

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