UTC 124 & INCITS Subgroup L2 221 Joint Meeting
Redmond, WA -- August 9-13, 2010
Hosted by Microsoft

Meeting Logistical Information
Last updated: August 12, 2010

UTC Plenary meeting times:

    Monday, August 9           10:30 am to 5:30 pm  
    Tuesday, August 10          9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Wednesday, August 11     9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Thursday, August 12         9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Friday, August 13             9:30 am to 3:00 pm

L2 Plenary meeting time:
    Friday, August 13             3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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
D.9 Sinhala Sri Lanka NB Wednesday, 9:30 am see above
C.11 Arabic
Wednesday, 2 pm

B.10.18 IDNA
Wednesday, 4 pm

Ad  Hoc Meetings:

Ad Hoc Subject Person Day and Time (PST) Location Call-in Information
SEI/Pandey proposals
Thursday, lunch


Related meetings:



Day and Time (PST)


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 [L2/10-220]
  Latest version of this document

A.5 Minutes and action items
  A.5.1 Review of minutes
    A.5.1.2 Joint Meeting UTC 121/L2 218
    A.5.1.3 Joint Meeting UTC 122/L2 219
    A.5.1.4 Joint Meeting UTC 123/L2 220
  A.5.2  Action Items
    A.5.2.1 Review of open action items [L2/SD2]
    A.5.2.2 Recently closed action items [L2/10-236]
      A. Status of [123-A13]: "Bottom_Variable" changed to "Bottom" for the Indic matra placement properties. [L2/10-112]
  Minutes publicly posted at http://www.unicode.org/unicode/consortium/utc-minutes.html

A.6 Calendar review
  UTC 125/L2 222 - November 1-5, 2010, Cupertino, host Apple, Annual Members Mtg
  UTC 126/L2 223 - February 7-11, 2011, Sunnyvale, host Yahoo!
  UTC 127/L2 224 - May 9-13, 2011, San Jose, host Adobe
  UTC 128/L2 225 - August 8-12, 2011, 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
  A.9.1 Report on Unicode Conference [McGowan]

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 reports
      B. Unicode liaison report to WG2
      B. Unicode liaison report from WG2 [Constable]
      B. SC2 liaison report

      B. SEI liaison report to WG2 [Anderson]
    B.1.1.3 IR's meeting report [Anderson]
    B.1.1.4 Consent docket

  B.1.3 WG2 minutes and resolutions
    B.1.3.1 Resolutions of WG2 meeting 56 [Umamaheswaran, L2/10-148]
  B.1.4 Amendments/Ballots
    B.1.4.1 Amendment 8
    B.1.4.2 Bucket post amendment
      B. Summary of repertoire for future amendment of ISO/IEC 10646: 2011 (WG2 N3834) [Suignard, L2/10-142]
    B.1.4.3 10646 CD   
  B.1.5 Review pipeline characters to ensure all new characters are in ballot comments or a separate document
  B.1.6 Review of document requesting new additions

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 JTC 1/ SC 35 / WG 5 US TAG [L2/10-248]
    B.2.2.2 SC 2 Request for Appointment of Yoshiki MIKAMI as SC 2 Chairman [ANSI, L2/10-291, SC2, L2/10-320]
    B.2.2.3 INCITS EB Letter ballots on the adoption of ISO/IEC TR 11017:1998 and ISO/IEC TR 15285:1998 [Muller, L2/10-292]
    B.2.2.4 Proposed Modifications to SC 2 Programme of Work [SC2, L2/10-321]

  B.3.1 Liaison report [Jenkins, L2/10-319]
  B.3.2 Resolutions of IRG meeting #34 (IRG N1690) [Lu, L2/10-225]
  B.3.3 CJK Editorial Group Report, from IRG #34 (IRG N1700) [Lu, L2/10-226]
  B.3.4 Error report on U+225D6 AND U+2F89F (IRG N1666) [TCA, China NB, L2/10-218]
  B.3.5 IRG Principles and Procedures document [IRG, L2/10-098]

  B.4.1 Liaison report [Ksar]

  B.5.1 Liaison report [McGowan]
  B.5.2 IDNA
  B.5.3 Overview and Framework for Internationalized Email (draft-ietf-eai-frmwrk-4952bis-02) [IETF, L2/10-300]

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, L2/10-296]

  B.8.1 Liaison report [Kaplan]

B.9 Unicode Locales Project (CLDR)
  B.9.1 Liaison report [Davis]
  B.9.2 LDML as an ISO standard, and L2 as US TAG to SC35/WG5 [Edberg, L2/10-293]

B.10 Public Review Issues
  B.10.1 Issue 151: Review of Proposed Updated UAX #44, Unicode Character Database
B.10.1.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
    B.10.1.2 Document for review [Davis, Whistler, L2/10-238]
  B.10.2 Issue 152: Review of Proposed Updated UAX #15, Unicode Normalization Forms
B.10.2.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
    B.10.2.2 Document for review [Davis, Whistler, L2/10-239]
  B.10.3 Issue 156: Proposed Update UAX #9: Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm
    B.10.3.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
    B.10.3.2 Document for review [Davis, L2/10-240]
 B.10.4 Issue 157: Proposed Update UAX #11: East Asian Width
    B.10.4.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
    B.10.4.2 Document for review [Muller, L2/10-179]
  B.10.5 Issue 158: Proposed Update UAX #14: Unicode Line Breaking Algorithm
    B.10.5.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
      B. Comments on UAX#14 [Muller, L2/10-309R]
    B.10.5.2 Document for review [Henninger, L2/10-241]
  B.10.6 Issue 159: Proposed Update UAX #24: Unicode Script Property
    B.10.6.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
    B.10.6.2 Document for review [Whistler, L2/10-242]
  B.10.7 Issue 160: Proposed Update UAX #29, Unicode Text Segmentation
    B.10.7.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
    B.10.7.2 Document for review [Davis, L2/10-182]
  B.10.8 Issue 161: Proposed Update UAX #31, Unicode Identifier and Pattern Syntax
    B.10.8.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
      B. Script metadata [Davis, L2/10-208]
    B.10.8.2 Document for review [Davis, L2/10-243]
  B.10.9 Issue 162 Proposed Update UAX #34, Unicode Named Character Sequences
    B.10.9.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
      B. Format of named sequences file [Suignard]
    B.10.9.2 Document for review [Whistler, L2/10-244]
  B.10.10 Issue 163 Proposed Update UAX #38, Unicode Han Database (Unihan)
    B.10.10.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
    B.10.10.2 Document for review [Jenkins, Cook, L2/10-185]
  B.10.11 Issue 164: Proposed Update UAX #41, Common References for Unicode Standard Annexes
    B.10.11.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
    B.10.11.2 Document for review [Danish, L2/10-245]
  B.10.12 Issue 165: Proposed Update UAX #42, Unicode Character Database in XML   
    B.10.12.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
    B.10.12.2 Document for review [Muller, L2/10-246]
  B.10.13 Issue 166: Review of Proposed Update UTS #10, Unicode Collation Algorithm
     B.10.13.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
       B. Add informative text to UTS#10 documenting the use of asymmetric searching [Davis, Edberg, L2/10-210]
       B. Proposed collation changes for 6.0 (revised) [Davis, L2/10-275R]
       B. Response to Proposed Collation Changes for 6.0 (L2/10-275R) [Whistler, L2/10-304
    B.10.13.2 Document for review [Davis, Whistler, L2/10-247]
  B.10.14 Issue 167: Ideographic Variation Database submission
    B.10.14.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
      B. Adobe-Japan1 IVD Collection: Current Status and Future Directions [Lunde, L2/10-211]
      B. "Hanyo-Denshi" IVD Collection (PRI 167) to Adobe-Japan1-6 Mapping Table [Lunde, L2/10-215]
      B. Comments on PRI #167 [Yasuoka, L2/10-219]
    B.10.14.2 Document for review [L2/10-189]
  B.10.15 Issue 169: Glyph variation of Double Oblique Hyphen
    B.10.15.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
      B. Oblique hyphen vs. Double Hyphen [Freytag, L2/10-214]
      B. Comments on the Public Review Issue #169 "Glyph Variation of Double Oblique Hyphen" [Pentzlin, L2/10-269]
    B.10.15.2 Document for review
    B.10.15.3 Background document 
  B.10.16 Issue 170: Unicode 6.0.0 beta
    B.10.16.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
      B. Bidi test feedback [Scherer]
    B.10.16.2 Document for review
    B.10.16.3 Background document
  B.10.17 Issue 171: Proposal to change properties of U+06DE ARABIC START OF RUB EL HIZB
    B.10.17.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
    B.10.17.2 Document for review [L2/10-209]
  B.10.18 Issue 172: Proposed Update UTS #46, Unicode IDNA Compatibility Processing
    B.10.18.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
      B. Extension of UTS#46 data [Davis, L2/10-311]
    B.10.18.2 Document for review
  B.10.19 Issue 173: Invariant Tests
    B.10.19.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
    B.10.19.2 Document for review
    B.10.19.3 Background document [L2/10-317]
  B.10.20 Issue 174: Proposed Draft UTR #49, Unicode Character Categories
    B.10.20.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/10-237]
      B. PRI #174 - Proposed Draft UTR #49: Unicode Character Categories [Whitehead, L2/10-308]
      B. UTR#49 Labels [Davis, L2/10-310]
    B.10.20.2 Document for review [Whistler, L2/10-322]
  B.10.21 Other feedback

B.11 Unicode Technical Reports, Standards, and Standard Annexes
  B.11.1 Unicode Technical Report #25, Unicode Support for Mathematics
    B.11.1.1 Proposed update
  B.11.2  Unicode Technical Report #47, Ideographic Variation Database

B.12 Editorial Committee
  B.12.1 Errata
  B.12.2 Editorial Committee report [Whistler]
  B.12.3 Unicode 6.0
  B.12.4 Other Editorial topics
    B.12.4.1 Stable links for PRIs

B.13 Properties
  B.13.1 Decimial digits
    B.13.1.1 Clarification of "decimal digits" [Freytag, L2/10-262]
    B.13.1.2  Additional proposed improvement for Section 4.6 [Freytag, L2/10-276]
    B.13.1.3 Fix numeric type [Davis, L2/10-277]
  B.13.2 Script_Extensions
    B.13.2.1 Script_Extensions: Short name, and regex range semantics [Scherer, L2/10-261]
    B.13.2.2 Comments in general feedback [Scherer, West, Verdi, L2/10-237]
  B.13.3 Mathematical character properties [Freytag, L2/10-264]
  B.13.4 Fix to Unicode 5.1 changes for Grapheme_Cluster_Break Extend value [Edberg, L2/10-281]

B.14 CJK
  B.14.1 Proposal to add two ideographs to Extension E [Lunde, L2/10-212]
  B.14.2 Proposal to append one CJK Unified Ideograph to the URO [Lunde, L2/10-228]
  B.14.3 IRG sources [Muller]

C. Scripts and Symbols

C.1 Review of script documents requested by WG2
C.2 Preliminary Proposal to Encode the Gondi Script [Pandey, L2/10-207]
C.3 Preliminary Proposal to Encode Dhives Akuru [Pandey, L2/10-213]
C.4 Proposal to encode characters for the English Phonotypic Alphabet (EPA) [Pentzlin, L2/10-229]
C.5 Modifier letter for use in French
  C.5.1 Proposal to encode a modifier letter used in French abbreviations [Pentzlin, L2/10-230]
  C.5.1 Comment on L2/10-230, "Proposal to encode a modifier letter used in French abbreviations" [Muller, L2/10-315]
  C.5.3 Comments on L2/10-230 and L2/10-315 [Pentzlin, L2/10-316]
C.6 Introducing another script for writing Balti [Pandey, L2/10-231]
C.7 Final proposal to encode Coptic numbers (revised; WG2 N3843R) [Pandey, L2/10-207]
C.8 Preliminary proposal for encoding the Elbasan script [SEI, Everson, L2/10-216]
C.9 Revised proposal for encoding the Bassa Vah script [SEI, Everson, L2/10-217]
C.10 Preliminary Proposal to Encode the Gangga Malayu Script (WG2 N3798) [Pandey, L2/10-173]
C.11 Arabic
  C.11.1 Proposal to change some combining Arabic characters for Quranic representation (WG2 N3816) [Quran Printing Complex, L2/10-094]
  C.11.2 Proposal to add Arabic script characters for African and Asian languages [Priest, Hosken, L2/10-288]
  C.11.3 Response to N3819 "Preliminary Proposal for Encoding Special Scripts and Characters in UCS for Uighur, Kazakh and Kirgiz" [Pournader, Anderson, L2/10-282, China NB, L2/10-129]
  C.11.4 Proposal for Arabic Mathematical Alphabetic Symbols (revised; WG2 N3799) [Lazrek, et al, L2/10-105R]
  C.11.5 Feedback from Phillipe Verdi [L2/10-237]
C.12 Allocating the Pau Cin Hau scripts in the Unicode Roadmap [Pandey, L2/10-073]
C.13 New Mende [SEI/Everson, L2/10-252]
C.14 Proposal to change the glyph of the DRACHMA SIGN [Everson, L2/10-253]
C.15 Zou script [Pandey, L2/10-254]
C.16 Proposal for encoding the Palmyrene script [SEI/Everson, L2/10-255]
C.17 Proposal to encode hexadecimal digits (see WG2 RESOLUTION M45.24) [WG2, L2/04-280]
C.18 Report of phonetic Kana usage for lingua Latina [Katō, L2/10-153]
C.19 Annotation additions resulting from encoding LATIN CAPITAL LETTER H WITH HOOK [Priest, L2/10-268]
C.20 Tifinagh
  C.20.1 Proposal to add two Tifinagh characters for vowels in Tuareg language variants (supersedes L2/10-096; WG2 N3870) [P. Anderson, L2/10-270]
  C.20.2 Evolution of the Tifinagh script in Unicode [P. Anderson, L2/10-278]
  C.20.3 Tifinagh Summary Document (based on L2/10‐278) [D.Anderson, L2/10-313]
C.21 Proposal to include Duployan shorthands and Chinook script and shorthand format controls in UCS [V. Anderson, L2/10-272]
C.22 Proposal to encode an additional Linear A character [SEI, Everson, L2/10-273]
C.23 Mongolian script rendering issues [Batjargal, et al, L2/10-279]
C.24 Variation sequences for Latin and Cyrillic letters
  C.24.1 Proposal to add variation sequences for Latin and Cyrillic letters [Pentzlin, L2/10-280]
  C.24.2 Comments on the revised proposal to encode variation sequences for Latin and Cyrillic [Freytag, L2/10-306]
  C.24.3 Feedback on Karl Pentzlin's Draft Proposal to add Variation Sequences for Latin and Cyrillic letters [Partridge, L2/10-307]
C.25 Proposal to add additional characters for Greek, Latin, and Coptic (WG2 N3873) [Everson, L2/10-290R]
C.26 Preliminary proposal for encoding the Nabataean script in the SMP (WG2 N3875) [Everson, L2/10-294]
C.27 Preliminary Code Chart and Names List for the Pyu Script (WG2 N3874) [Pandey, L2/10-295]
C.28 Proposal for encoding additional Miao characters [Everson, L2/10-302]
C.29 Spelling of CROSS POMMY in 1F540, 1F541, 1F542 [D. Anderson, L2/10-305]
C.30 Proposal to encode a punctuation mark "Double Hyphen" [Pentzlin, L2/10-162]

D. South Asian

D.1  Grantha
  D.1.1 Official submission of a request regarding the Grantha Chillu Marker [Sharma, L2/10-232]
  D.1.2 Request from scholars of the Grantha user community [Sharma, L2/10-233]

  D.1.3 Request for encoding U+1CF3 VEDIC SIGN ROTATED ARDHAVISARGA (replaces L2/09-343) [Sharma, L2/10-234]
  D.1.4 Proposal to encode Vedic characters for the Grantha script [Sharma, L2/10-235]

  D.1.5 Follow-up #2 to my Grantha proposal L2/09-372 [Sharma, L2/10-259]

  D.1.6 Grantha OM

    D.1.6.1 Comments on Grantha OM [Rajan, L2/10-263]
    D.1.6.2 Usage evidence for Grantha OM glyph [Ganesan, L2/10-274]
      D. Comments on L2/10-274 [Sharma, L2/10-286]

  D.1.7 Comments on L2/09-345, L2/10-062 and L2/10-154 [Sharma, L2/10-267]

  D.1.8 Request from scholars of the Grantha user community #2 [Sharma, L2/10-283]

  D.1.9 Comments on L2/10-194 [Sharma, L2/10-284]

  D.1.10 Comments on Grantha encoding [Shastri, L2/10-285]

    D.1.10.1 Comment on L2/10-285: Handwritten styles in Tamil, Grantha, and English scripts [Ganesan, L2/10-297]

  D.1.11 Revised chart and names list for Grantha (replaces L2/10-071) [McGowan, Anderson, L2/10-265]

  D.1.12 Letter regarding Grantha encoding [Lata, L2/10-314]

  D.1.13 Proposal for a Grantha Character Name - Ligating Prepausal Virama at U+1134F [Ganesan, L2/10-303]
D.2 Indian Rupee sign
  D.2.1 Proposal to encode the INDIAN RUPEE SIGN [Everson, L2/10-249]
  D.2.2 Proposal to encode India’s national currency symbol [Deka, L2/10-251]

  D.2.3 Proposal to add rupee symbol [India, MIT, L2/10-258]

  D.2.4 How to pick a representative glyph for a new currency symbol [Freytag, Whistler, L2/10-289]
D.3 Tamil
  D.3.1 Proposal to encode characters for extended Tamil [Sharma, L2/10-256]

  D.3.2 Tamil Letters with Numbered Superscripts – Comment on L2/10-256 [Ganesan, L2/10-298]
D.4 Request to add two characters to the Vedic extensions block [Anderson, Sharma, L2/10-257]
D.5 Proposal to change glyph for Brahmi number one thousand (U+11065) [Glass, L2/10-260]
D.6 Comments on L2/10-083 (abbreviation signs) [Sharma, L2/10-266]
D.7 Proposal to encode the Sindhi script (WG2 N3871) [Pandey, L2/10-271]
D.8 Review of Indic‐related L2 documents and Recommendations to the UTC [Anderson, L2/10-299]
D.9 Sinhala
  D.9.1 Proposal to Encode Sinhala Archaic Numerals and Numbers [Dias, L2/10-312]
  D.9.2 Proposal to add archaic numbers for Sinhala to the BMP and SMP (WG2 N3876) [Ireland NB, L2/10-301]

E. Miscellaneous


F. Close of Joint Meeting

F.1 Review of UTC motions (recommendations to L2)

F.2 UTC position on current ballots [Muller]

F.3 Closing of joint meeting