UTC 118 & INCITS Subgroup L2 215 Joint Meeting
Mountain View, CA -- February 2-6, 2009
Hosted by Unicode

Meeting Logistical Information
February 18, 2009

UTC South Asian Subcommittee meeting time:

    Monday, February 2                1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

UTC Symbols Subcommittee meeting time:
    Tuesday, February 3                9:30 am to 5:30 pm

UTC Plenary meeting times:
    Monday, February 2                10:30 am to 12:00 pm
    Wednesday, February 4           9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Thursday, February 5              10:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Friday, February 6                   9:30 am to 3:00 pm

Members Meeting:
    Thursday, February 5              9:30 am to 10:30 am

L2 Plenary meeting time:

    Friday, February 6                  3 pm to 5 pm

Scheduled activities:

Agenda Item


Day and Time (PST)

Call-in Information
B.15.14 Proposal for Alchemical Symbols  Newman, et. al. Wednesday, 9:30 am
Toll-Free (US & Canada): 866-500-6738
Toll: 203-480-8000
Participant Pass code: 741167
B.11.5 PRI# 133:  Review of Proposed Draft Unicode Technical Standard #46: Unicode IDNA Compatible Preprocessing Davis, et. al.
Thursday, 10:30 am
same as above
B.1 WG2
Ksar, et. al.
Thursday, 1:30 pm
same as above
D.2 Emoji
Scherer, et. al.
Friday, 11:30 am
same as above

Ad  Hoc Meeting Rooms:

Ad Hoc Subject Person Day and Time (PST) Location Call-in Information
D.6 Background for Emoji
Scherer, et. al.
12 - 1:30 pm
same as above

Related meetings:



Day and Time (PST)

Location Call-in Information

same as above

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 [L2/09-002]
  Latest version of this document

A.5 Minutes and action items
  A.5.1 Approval of minutes
    A.5.1.1 Joint Meeting UTC 117/L2 214 [L2/08-361R]
  A.5.2  Action Items
    A.5.2.1 Review of open action items [L2/SD2]
    A.5.2.2 Recently closed action items [L2/09-068]
  Minutes publicly posted at http://www.unicode.org/unicode/consortium/utc-minutes.html

A.6 Calendar review
  UTC 119/L2 216 - May 11-15, 2009, San Jose, host Adobe
  UTC 120/L2 217 - August 10-14, 2009, Redmond, host Microsoft
  UTC 121/L2 218 - November 2-6, 2009, Cupertino, host Apple, Annual Members Mtg
  UTC 122/L2 219 - February 1-5, 2010, Mountain View, host Unicode

  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 Meeting reports
    B.1.1.1 Convenor's report [Ksar]
    B.1.1.2 Liaison report [Constable]
    B.1.1.3 IR's meeting report [Anderson]
B.1.2 WG2 action items [Umamaheswaran]
  B.1.3 WG2 minutes and resolutions
    B.1.3.1 Resolutions of WG2 meeting 53 (WG2 N3554)
    B.1.3.2 Unconfirmed minutes of WG2 meeting 53 [Umamaheswaran, L2/08-412]
  B.1.4 Amendments/Ballots
    B.1.4.1  Amendment 6
      B. FPDAM 6 of ISO/IEC 10646:2003 [SC2, L2/09-014]
      B. US ballot comments on Amendment 6 [Anderson, L2/09-082]
    B.1.4.2 Amendment 7
      B. PDAM 7 of ISO/IEC 10646:2003 [SC2 L2/09-015]
      B. US ballot comments on Amendment 7 [Anderson, L2/09-083]
    B.1.4.3 SC2/WG2 Proposed Modification to Program of Work (WG2 N3545) [WG2, L2/09-061]
    B.1.4.4 US requests for new additions to an amendment [Anderson, L2/09-084]
  B.1.5 Consent docket [Whistler]
  B.1.6 Review pipeline characters to ensure all new characters are in ballot comments or a separate document
  B.1.7 Response on Japanese compatibility characters
    B.1.7.1 Proposal to Add a Set of Compatibility Ideographs for Government Use [Japan NB, L2/08-371]
    B.1.7.2 Difficulties with compatibility ideographs [Muller, L2/09-080]
  B.1.8 Summary of repertoire additions from UTC 118 [Suignard, L2/09-081]

B.2 SC2/SC22/SC34/SC35/SC36/TC37/SC29/TC12
  B.2.1 Liaison report [Ksar]
  B.2.2 JTC/SC documents
    B.2.2.1 ISO/IEC 14651 - International String Ordering and Comparison, FPDAM 1 [SC2, L2/09-013]

  B.3.1 Liaison report [Jenkins, L2/09-079]
  B.3.2 IRG use of IVD collections (IRG N1543) [Cook, Lunde, L2/08-425]

  B.4.1 Liaison report [Ksar]

  B.5.1 Liaison report [McGowan]
  B.5.2 IDNA
    B.5.2.1 IDNAbis - implementation questions [Davis, L2/09-038]
    B.5.2.2 IDNAbis - label categorization [Davis, L2/09-039]
    B.5.2.3 IDNAbis - open issues [Davis, L2/09-040]
    B.5.2.4 IDNAbis - security issues [Davis, L2/09-041]
    B.5.2.5 The Unicode code points and IDNA [Faltstrom, L2/09-042]
    B.5.2.6 Internationalized Domain Names for Applications (IDNA): Definitions and Document Framework [Klensin, L2/09-043]
    B.5.2.7 Internationalized Domain Names for Applications (IDNA): Background, Explanation, and Rationale [Klensin, L2/09-044]
    B.5.2.8 Internationalized Domain Names in Applications (IDNA): Protocol [Klensin, L2/09-045]
    B.5.2.9 An updated IDNA criterion for right-to-left scripts [Alvestrand, L2/09-046]
      B. Comments [Allouche, L2/09-076]
    B.5.2.10 Proposed change to the charter to do IDNAv2 instead of IDNA2008 [Hoffman, L2/09-047]
    B.5.2.11 UTC position on IDNA mapping [Davis, L2/09-077]
  B.5.3 Tags for identifying languages (draft-ietf-ltru-4646bis-20) [Phillips, Davis, L2/09-048]

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, L2/09-065]

  B.8.1 Liaison report [Kaplan]

B.9 Unicode Locales Project (CLDR)
  B.9.1 Liaison report [Davis]

B.10 Public Review Issues
  B.11.1 Issue 127: Review of Proposed Update Unicode Standard Annex #44: Unicode Character Database
   B.11.1.1 Feedback
     B. General feedback [L2/09-023]
   B.11.1.2 Document for review [Davis, Whistler, L2/09-022]
  B.11.2 Issue 128: Review of Proposed Update Unicode Technical Standard #37: Unicode Ideographic Variation Database
   B.11.2.1 Feedback
     B. General feedback [L2/09-023]
     B. Regarding Public Review Issue #128 [Jenkins, L2/09-036]
   B.11.2.2 Document for review [Muller, L2/08-393]
   B.11.2.3 Background document [Muller, L2/08-394]
 B.11.3 Issue 130: Word Break Property for ZWSP
   B.11.3.1 Feedback
     B. General feedback [L2/09-023]
   B.11.3.2 Document for review [L2/09-053]
 B.11.4 Issue 132: Code Point Name/Label Options
B.11.4.1 Feedback
     B. General feedback [L2/09-023]
   B.11.4.2 Document for review [L2/09-055]
  B.11.5 Issue 133:  Review of Proposed Draft Unicode Technical Standard #46: Unicode IDNA Compatible Preprocessing
    B.11.5.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/09-023]
      B. Security issues [Davis, L2/09-041]
   B.11.5.2 Document for review [Davis, Suignard, L2/09-024]
 B.11.6 Other feedback 

B.12 Unicode Technical Reports, Standards, and Standard Annexes
  B.12.1 Unicode Standard Annex #9: Unicode  Bidirectional Algorithm
    B.12.1.1 More bidi issues - mirroring [Freytag, L2/08-418]
    B.12.1.2 Bidi issues [Davis, L2/09-073]
  B.12.2 Unicode Standard Annex #24: Unicode Script Property
    B.12.2.1 Script edge cases [Davis, L2/09-029R2]
  B.12.3 Unicode Standard Annex #29: Unicode Text Segmentation
    B.12.3.1 Regex in UAX 29 [Davis, L2/09-051]
  B.12.4 Proposed Draft Unicode Technical Report #47, Korean Processing Transformations
    B.12.4.1 Document for review [Davis, Shin, L2/09-052]

B.13 Editorial Committee
  B.13.1 Errata
  B.13.2 Editorial Committee report [Whistler]
  B.13.3 Unicode 5.2, 6.0
  B.13.4 Proposal for Handling Rejected and Under Investigation status [Whistler, L2/08-045]
  B.13.5 UAX updating for Unicode 5.2
B.14 Properties
  B.14.1 Proposal to publish kRSURadBreak data in Unihan [L2/09-017]
  B.14.2 Subheads [Davis, L2/09-009]
  B.14.3 Proposal to change the Unicode assigned script values in Scripts.txt for the two Georgian alphabets [Karlsson, L2/08-426]
  B.14.4 Proposal to correct Unihan property categories [Cook, L2/08-430]
  B.14.5 General_Category Change for U+2071, U+207F [Whistler, L2/08-431]
  B.14.6 Historic Unicode characters [Davis, L2/09-058R2]

B.15 Scripts and Characters

  B.15.1 Review of script documents requested by WG2
  B.15.2 Imperial Aramaic (Code point U+10857, regarding Amd 6 ballot comments)

    B.15.2.1 10857 Imperial Aramaic Section Sign [Anderson, L2/09-066]
  B.15.3 Proposal to encode Old Bamum in the SMP (WG2 N3564) [SEI/Everson, L2/09-019]
  B.15.4 Proposal to encode two Cyrillic characters [Everson, Cleminson, L2/09-020]
  B.15.6 Proposed revision for Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics Extended block (WG2 N3533) [Everson, L2/09-018]

  B.15.7 Arabic
    B.15.7.1 Consistent naming and better properties for Arabic Pedagogical symbols [Pournader, L2/09-011]

    B.15.7.2 Additional Arabic letters needed for Arwi Script [Buhari, L2/08-429]
  B.15.8 Phonetic Characters
    B.15.8.1 Exploratory proposal to encode Germanicist, Nordicist, and other phonetic characters (WG2 N3555) [Everson, L2/08-428]
    B.15.8.2 Proposal to encode additional characters for the Uralic Phonetic Alphabet (WG2 N3571) [Ruppel, L2/09-028]
  B.15.9 CJK
    B.15.9.1 Proposal to publish kHanyuPinyin data in Unihan [Cook, L2/09-030]
  B.15.10 Proposal to encode a Middle Dot letter for Phags-pa transliteration (WG2 N3567) [West, L2/09-031]
  B.15.11 Tibetan
    B.15.11.1 Proposal to encode four Tibetan-Sanskrit letters used in Kalacakra texts (WG2 N3568) [West, L2/09-032]
    B.15.11.2 Proposal to encode two Tibetan annotation marks (WG2 N3569) [West, L2/09-033]
  B.15.13 Proposal to encode a modifier letter "C" for Canadian legal use [Blaise, L2/09-035]
  B.15.14 Proposal for Alchemical Symbol for symbols in Unicode [Newman, et. al., L2/09-037R]
  B.15.15 Proposal to encode three Bopomofo letters for Hmu and Ge (WG2 N3570) [West, L2/09-049]
  B.15.16 Proposal to encode additional Ethiopic characters [Priest, L2/09-050R]
  B.15.17 Old Hungarian
    B.15.17.1 Hungarian native writing
      B. Hungarian native writing proposal (WG2 N3566) [Bakonyi, L2/09-059]
      B. Hungarian native writing (WG2 N3526) [Gábor, L2/08-353]

    B.15.17.2 Revised proposal to encode the Old Hungarian script (WG2 N3531) [Everson, Szelp, L2/08-356]
    B.15.17.3 Szekler-Hungarian Rovas (WG2 N3527) [Hosszú, L2/08-354]

    B.15.17.4 Mapping between two Old Hungarian proposals (WG2 N3532) [[Everson, Szelp, L2/08-355]
  B.15.18 Background info on "e" letters in kana [Kato, L2/09-062, L2/07-421]
  B.15.19 Batak [L2/08-397]
    B.15.19.1 Dialect-Specific Characters in Batak [Anderson, L2/09-063]
    B.15.19.2 Proposal for encoding the Batak script (Revised; WG2 N3320R) [SEI/Everson, L2/08-011]

  B.15.20 Manichaean [Everson, Durkin-Meisterernst, L2/08-271R2]
  B.15.21 Sharada [Pandey, L2/09-074]

B.16 Reports from Subcommittees
  B.16.1 Symbols Subcommittee [Scherer]
  B.16.2 South Asian Script Subcommittee [Muller, L2/09-075]

B.17 On the possibility of encoding non-text items as Unicode characters [Overington, L2/09-010]

D. Symbols Subcommittee

D.1 Comparison of emoticons from major vendors [Lommel, L2/09-007]
D.2 Emoji
  D.2.1 Proposal for encoding emoji symbols [Scherer, L2/09-025R]
  D.2.2 Emoji symbols: proposed for new encoding [Scherer, L2/09-026R]
  D.2.3 Emoji symbols: background data [Scherer, L2/09-027R]
  D.2.4 Emoji sources [Scherer, L2/09-078]
D.3 Request to change some ARIB/AMD6 character names and a code point [Scherer, L2/09-064]
D.4 Report from BOD regarding symbol discussions
D.5 Proposal to encode a German trademark symbol in the UCS [Pentzlin, L2/09-034]
D.6 Background information on emoji to clarify the proposal
D.7 Proposal to encode two heavy low quotes for German [German NB, L2/09-021]

E. South Asian Subcommittee

E.1 Bengali
Bengali issues [Chaudhuri, L2/09-008]
E.2 Kashmiri
  E.2.1 Encoding of additional characters in Unicode for representation of Kashmiri [Lata, L2/09-012]

E.3 Malayalam
  E.3.1 Malayalam: comparison of dot-reph proposals (Re: L2/08-411) [Johny, L2/09-056]
  E.3.2 Malayalam: valid combining mark contexts (Re: L2/08-411) [Johny, L2/09-057]

  E.3.3 Malayalam: Adopting CLDR collation tailoring by DUCET [Johny, L2/09-069]

  E.3.4 Representation of Malayalam Dot Reph [Jain, L2/09-072]
E.4 Vedic
  E.4.1 Proposal to add India specific annotation to Right facing Svasti (WG2 N3537) [Lata, L2/09-060]
  E.4.2 Encoding of Vaidika Sanskrit Characters & Symbols [India, NB, L2/09-067]

E.5 Brahmi
  E.5 Progressing the encoding of Brahmi in the SMP (WG2 N3490R) [Everson, L2/08-277]
E.6 Kaithi
  E.6.1 Comments on Kaithi Punctuation Marks and FPDAM 7 [Pandey, Anderson, L2/09-070]
  E.6.2 Details on Kaithi punctuation (based on N3389) (WG2 N3520) [Anderson, L2/09-071]

F. Miscellaneous


G. Close of Joint Meeting

G.1 Review of UTC motions (recommendations to L2) [L2/09-004]

G.2 UTC position on current ballots [Muller]

G.3 Closing of joint meeting