UTC 121 & INCITS Subgroup L2 218 Joint Meeting
Cupertino, CA -- November 2-6, 2009
Hosted by Apple

Meeting Logistical Information
Last updated: November 4, 2009

UTC Plenary meeting times:

    Monday, November 2            10:30 am to 5:30 pm  
    Tuesday, November 3             9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Wednesday, November 4        9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Thursday, November 5          10:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Friday, November 6                9:30 am to 3:00 pm

L2 Plenary meeting time:
    Friday, November 6                3 pm to 5 pm

Unicode Full/Corporate Members meeting time:
    Thursday, November 5            9:30 am to 10:30 am

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

Scheduled activities:

Agenda Item


Day and Time (PDT)

Call-in Information
IDNA Davis
Tuesday, 10:00 am to noon
Wednesday 10:00 am to noon
Toll-Free (US & Canada): 866-500-6738
Toll: 203-480-8000
Participant Pass code: 741167
E.2 Grantha
Ganesan, et al
Thursday, 10:30 am
see above
C.24 Duployean, Chinook
Wednesday, 5:00 pm
see above

Ad  Hoc Meetings:

Ad Hoc Subject Person Day and Time (PST) Location Call-in Information

Related meetings:



Day and Time (PST)

Location Call-in Information

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 [L2/09-224]
  Latest version of this document

A.5 Minutes and action items
  A.5.1 Approval of minutes
    A.5.1.1 Joint Meeting UTC 119/L2 216 [L2/09-104R]
    A.5.1.2 Joint Meeting UTC 120/L2 217 [L2/09-225R]
  A.5.2  Action Items
    A.5.2.1 Review of open action items [L2/SD2]
    A.5.2.2 Recently closed action items [L2/09-387]
  Minutes publicly posted at http://www.unicode.org/unicode/consortium/utc-minutes.html

A.6 Calendar review
  UTC 122/L2 219 - February 1-5, 2010, Mountain View, host Unicode
  UTC 123/L2 220 - May 10-14, 2010, San Jose, host Adobe
  UTC 124/L2 221 - August 9-13, 2010, Redmond, host Microsoft
  UTC 125/L2 222 - November 1-5, 2010, Cupertino, tentative host Apple, Annual Members Mtg

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

A.7 Letter ballot review
  A.7.1 Unicode Technical Standard #10: Unicode Collation Algorithm [L2/09-319]

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
      B. Unicode liaison report to WG2
(WG2 N3714) [Constable, L2/09-382]
      B. Proposal to add a Named UCS Sequence Identifier BENGALI LETTER KHINYA (N3729) [Constable, L2/09-383]
      B. Unicode liaison report from WG2 [Constable, L2/09-396]
      B. SC2 liaison report
      B. SEI liaison report to WG2   [Anderson, L2/09-367]
    B.1.1.3 IR's meeting report [Anderson, L2/09-394]
    B.1.1.4 Consent docket [Whistler, L2/09-395]
B.1.2 WG2 action items [Umamaheswaran]
  B.1.3 WG2 minutes and resolutions
    B.1.3.1 Resolutions of WG2 meeting 55 (WG2 N3704) [WG2, L2/09-407]
    B.1.3.2 Unconfirmed minutes of WG2 meeting 55 [Umamaheswaran]
  B.1.4 Amendments/Ballots
    B.1.4.1 Amendment 7
      B. Disposition of comments on SC2 N 4077 (FPDAM text for Amendment 7 to ISO/IEC 10646:2003)  [Suignard, L2/09-409]
    B.1.4.2Amendment 8
      B. Amendment 8 (SC2 4078) [SC2, L2/09-401]
      B. Disposition of comments on SC2 N 4078 (PDAM text for Amendment 8 to ISO/IEC 10646:2003) [Suignard, L2/09-412]
    B.1.4.3 Bucket post amendment [L2/09-402]
    B.1.4.4 10646 CD   
      B. Disposition of comments on SC2 N 4079 (ISO/IEC CD 10646, Information Technology - Universal Coded Character Set (UCS)) (WG2 N3716) [Suignard, L2/09-414]
  B.1.5 Review pipeline characters to ensure all new characters are in ballot comments or a separate document
  B.1.6 Proposed Additions to Principles and Procedures document [Umamaheswaran, L2/09-246]
  B.1.7 WG2 Report to the 16th SC2 plenary meeting in Tokyo, Japan – October 2009 (WG2 N3707) [WG2, L2/09-408]
  B.1.8 A Letter regarding uses of Japanese fonts (WG2 N3733) [Sekiguchi, L2/09-393]

B.2 SC2/SC22/SC34/SC35/SC36/TC37/SC29/TC12
  B.2.1 Liaison report
  B.2.2 JTC/SC documents
    B.2.2.1 Resolutions of the 16th Plenary Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2, Tokyo, Japan, 2009-10-30 (SC2 N4112) [SC2, L2/09-410]

  B.3.1 Liaison report [Jenkins]

  B.4.1 Liaison report [Ksar]

  B.5.1 Liaison report [McGowan]
  B.5.2 IDNA

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, L2/09-381]

  B.8.1 Liaison report [Kaplan]

B.9 Unicode Locales Project (CLDR)
  B.9.1 Liaison report [Davis]
  B.9.2 Proposal for CLDR to specify preferred character sequences [Edberg, L2/09-264]
  B.9.3 Filtered Languages/Scripts

B.10 Public Review Issues
  B.10.1 Issue 147: Proposed deprecation of U+0673 ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH WAVY HAMZA BELOW
B.10.1.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/09-385]
    B.10.11.2 Document for review
B.10.2 Issue 150:  Review of Draft UTS #46: Unicode IDNA Compatible Preprocessing
    B.10.2.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/09-385]
      B. Concerns about the "szett" exception [Davis, L2/09-363]
      B. Eszett again [Sanz, L2/09-413]
    B.10.2.2 Document for review [Davis, L2/09-390, L2/09-391]

B.11 Unicode Technical Reports, Standards, and Standard Annexes
  B.11.2 Formalized invariants [Davis, L2/09-222]
  B.11.3 Request for Corrigendum to UAX#14, Unicode Line Breaking Algorithm [Freytag, L2/09-315]
  B.11.4 Unicode Technical Standard #10: Unicode Collation Algorithm
    B.11.4.1 Default Ignorable code points in UCA [Davis, L2/09-353]
    B.11.4.2 Additional UCA Files [Davis, L2/09-360

B.12 Editorial Committee
  B.12.1 Errata
  B.12.2 Editorial Committee report [Whistler]
  B.12.3 Unicode 5.2, 6.0
B.13 Properties
  B.13.1 Bidi/Arabic
    B.13.1.1 BN values [Davis, L2/09-313]
    B.13.1.2 Default values for Bidi_Mirroring_Glyph [Williams, L2/09-388]
    B.13.1.3 BidiTest.txt improvements [Scherer, L2/09-354]
    B.13.1.4 Discussion document for polishing Koranic support in Unicode [Pournader, L2/09-358R]
    B.13.1.5 A proposal for HTML improvements for bidi [Lanin, L2/09-411]
  B.13.2 ISO comment property [Davis]
  B.13.3 A framework for Unicode metaproperty maintenance [Whistler, L2/09-346]
    B.13.3.1 Metaproperties Spreadsheet (also available HERE as an Excel spreadsheet) [Whistler, L2/09-347]
  B.13.4 Cased and Case_Ignorable not disjoint [Scherer, L2/09-355]
  B.13.5 Normalization of Non-Zero Combining Marks [Scherer, L2/09-356]
  B.13.6 Ideographic Property [Davis, L2/09-357]
  B.13.7 Clarifying compatibility characters [Davis, L2/09-362]
  B.13.8 Maintaining a typology of Unicode characters [Whistler, L2/09-280]
  B.13.9 Property correction for U+A9B3 Javanese cign cecak telu [Whistler, L2/09-350]

B.14 CJK
  B.14.1 Action item 117-A13: Investigate putting together a list that identifies all CJK characters separated only by the source separation rule, for possible inclusion into the UCD.
  B.14.2 Short name and source data inconsistent between Unihan and 10646

B.15 Improving the Unicode Standard usability [Davis, L2/09-361]

B.16 Recommended Unicode escaping mechanism [Davis, L2/09-348]

C. Scripts

C.1 Review of script documents requested by WG2

C.2 Proposal for encoding the Mro script in the SMP (WG2 N3589) [Everson, Hosken, L2/09-097R]
C.3 Grantha

  C.3.1 Comment on L2/09-372 (Number of Viramas in closely related Malayalam and Grantha scripts) [Ganesan, L2/09-405]

  C.3.2 Comments on Mr Ganesan’s Grantha Proposal [Sharma, L2/09-316]

  C.3.3 Proposal to encode the Grantha script [Sharma, L2/09-372]
  C.3.4 Why jihvamuliya and upadhmaniya characters are not proposed for Grantha [Sharma, L2/09-373]

  C.3.5 Request for encoding 11355 GRANTHA LENGTH MARK [Sharma, L2/09-374]

  C.3.6 Further clarification on Grantha virama-ligatures [Sharma, L2/09-375]
  C.3.7 Letter concerning Grantha Proposal [Lata, L2/09-380]
C.4 Preliminary proposal to encode the Modi script [Pandey, L2/09-249]

C.5 Roadmapping the scripts of Nepal (WG2 N3692) [SEI/Everson, L2/09-325]

C.6 Manichaean [Everson, L2/09-186]

C.7 Devanagari

  C.7.1 Proposal to encode additional short vowel characters for Devanagari [Pandey, L2/09-320]

  C.7.2 Proposal to deprecate Devanagari short letter A Pandey, L2/09-321]

C.8 Gujarati

  C.8.1 Proposal to encode an abbreviation sign for Gujarati [Pandey, L2/09-330]
  C.8.2 Proposal to deprecate GUJARATI RUPEE SIGN [Pandey, L2/09-331]

C.9 Towards an encoding model for the Maithili Script [Pandey/SEI, L2/09-329]

C.10 Proposal to encode Coptic Numerals [L2/09-163]

C.11 Proposal to encode the Samvat date sign for Arabic [Pandey, L2/09-144]
C.12 Miao
  C.12.1 Miao (revised) [L2/09-253]

  C.12.2 Miao Ad-Hoc Meeting Report (WG2 N3730) [WG2, L2/09-415]
C.13 Kamatapuri
  C.13.1  Proposal for encoding Kamatapuri letters  [ L2/09-098]
  C.13.2 Comments on the Proposal to Encode Characters for the Kamatapuri Language (L2/09-098)   [Pandey, L2/09-121
C.14 Jurchen

  C.14.1 Proposal to Encode the Jurchen Characters (WG2 N3628) [China NB, L2/09-351]

  C.14.2 Additional Information for the Proposal on Jurchen Characters (WG2 N3688) [China NB, L2/09-352]
  C.14.3 A Quick Response to WG2n3696: Review of Jurchen Proposal (Documents N3628 and N3688) (WG2 N3720) [China NB, L2/09-418]
C.15 Nushu

  C.15.1 (Second Revised) Proposal for encoding Nushu in the SMP (WG2 N3598) [China NB, L2.09-155]

  C.15.2 Comments and Questions on N3598 (WG2 N3705) [Endo, L2/09-365]
  C.15.3 A Quick Response to WG2 N3705: Comments and Questions on N3598 (Nushu) (WG2 N3719) [China NB, L2/09-417]
C.17 Roadmapping the scripts of Nepal (WG2 N3692) [SEI/Everson, L2/09-325]
C.18 Encoding of the Kpelle Script (preliminary proposal) [SEI/Riley, L2/09-326]
C.19 Encoding of the Bassa Vah script (preliminary proposal) [SEI/Riley, L2/09-327]
C.20 Proposal to Encode the Typikon Symbols in Unicode [Shardt, Andreev, L2/09-310]
C.21 Proposed Changes to Runic Block U+16A0 [Deroń, L2/09-312]
C.22 Preliminary Proposal to Encode the Dhivehi Script in ISO/IEC 10646 [Pandey , L2/09-191]

C.23 Request for normative aliases for some generic Indic characters [Sharma, L2/09-339]
C.24 Proposal to Include Duployan Shorthands and Chinook Script in UCS [L2/09-364]
C.25 Hentaigana  [van der Werven, L2/09-099, L2/09-200]
C.26 Vedic and Sanskrit
  C.26.1 Request for change of annotation of 0951 Devanagari Stress Sign Udatta [Sharma, L2/09-340]
  C.26.2 Misrepresentation in Unicode of characters related to the Sanskrit sounds Jihvamuliya and Upadhmaniya [Sharma, L2/09-342]
  C.26.3 Request for encoding 1CF3 ROTATED ARDHAVISARGA [Sharma, L2/09-343]
  C.26.4 Request for encoding 1CF4 VEDIC TONE CANDRA ABOVE [Sharma, L2/09-344]
  C.26.5 Vedic comments [Scharf, L2/09-404]
C.27 Kashmiri
  C.27.1 Proposal to add Six characters in the Devanagari block for representation of Kashmiri language in Devanagari script (WG2 N3710) [India NB, L2/09-369]
  C.27.2 Consensus on Kashmiri additions for Devanagari [Everson, L2/09-389]
  C.27.3 Proposal to add one character in the Arabic block for representation of Kashmiri and annotation of existing characters [India NB, L2/09-406]
  C.27.4 Comments on 'Consensus on Kashmiri additions for Devanagari' (N3727 L2/09-389) [Pandey, L2/09-403]
  C.27.5 Comments on India’s Proposal to Add Devanagari Characters for Kashmiri (N3710 L2/09-369) [Pandey, L2/09-377]
C.28 Hungarian
  C.28.1 Proposal for encoding generic punctuation used with the Hungarian Runic script (WG2 N3664) [Everson, Szelp, L2/09-240]
  C.28.2 Proposal for encoding generic punctuation used with the Szekler Hungarian Rovas script [Hosszú, L2/09-292]
  C.28.3 Proposal for encoding the Hungarian Runic script (WG2 N3697) [Everson, L209-333]
  C.28.4 Code Collisions [BAKONYI, L2/09-399]
  C.28.5 Distinct Close ’Ë’ Letter in the Native Hungarian Text Named Rudimenta? [BAKONYI, L2/09-400]
C.29 Tamil fractions
  C.29.1 Request for encoding Tamil major fractions [Sharma, L2/09-376]
  C.29.2 Tamil fractions - Comment on L2/09-376 [Ganesan, L2/09-398]
  C.29.3 Comment on L2/09-376 Tamil fractions [Dias, L2/09-416]
C.30 Malayalam
  C.30.1 Encoding of Dot Reph of Malyalam and Change in glyph for Avagraha in Malyalam [Lata, L2/09-378]
  C.30.2  Request for annotations to be added to Malayalam NNNA and TTTA [Sharma, L2/09-341]

D. Symbols

D.1 Proposal to encode two additional Mailbox Symbols complementing the Emoji set [German NB, L2/09-332]
D.2 Math
  D.2.1 Proposal to Encode Mathematical Diagonals [Iancu, L2/09-397]
  D.2.2 Follow-up on Action Item 120-A77 [Iancu, L2/09-359]
D.3 Emoji
  D.3.1 A Proposal to Revise a Part of Emoticons in PDAM 8 (WG2 N3711) [Ogata, L2/09-370]
  D.3.2 Comment on "A proposal to Revise a Part of Emoticons in PDAM 8" (WG2 N3713) [Pentzlin, L2/09-371]

E. South Asian

F. Miscellaneous


G. Close of Joint Meeting

G.1 Review of UTC motions (recommendations to L2) [L2/09-335]

G.2 UTC position on current ballots [Muller]

G.3 Closing of joint meeting