Last update: August 9, 2010



Approved minutes for INCITS/L2 meeting #220

May 10-14, 2010, San José



1. Opening remarks and introductions

Eric Muller, Chair, convened the meeting on May 10, 2010, at 10:50 am. He introduced himself as Chair.

1.1 Meeting Guidelines

The Chair stated that the meeting was operating under INCITS procedures, and called special attention to the ANSI patent policies (showing slides 1-3 of http://www.incits.org/pat_slides.pdf) and the INCITS antitrust policies (http://www.incits.org/inatrust.htm). The Chair noted that the INCITS Antitrust Guidelines applied to this committee meeting, and that it was the responsibility of all attendees, and not just the Officers, to ensure that the Guidelines are followed, and to terminate discussions if they are not.

1.2 Meeting Documents

The Chair noted that the meeting documents are obtainable from http://www.unicode.org/L2/L-curdoc.htm (using the current user ID and password). The agenda and meeting documents were posted in the required time frame.

2. Attendance and membership

2.1 Officers

2.2 Gaining and losing voting membership

Information on how membership is gained, maintained, and lost in any INCITS Technical Committee or Task Group may be found at http://www.incits.org/rd2/in080568.pdf. An overview of these requirements was introduced by the chair and was distributed to all attendees in the electronically distributed meeting documents.

2.3 Changes in representation since last meeting

No changes in representative since last meeting.

2.4 New voting membership

No organization gained voting membership since the last meeting.

2.5 New advisory members

No organization has applied for membership since the last meeting.

2.6 Membership for this meeting

Based on the above information, the total voting membership is 10, effective at the start of this meeting. The complete list of members (both voting and advisory), as well as the attendance to this meeting is:

Members Attendance
Organization Class Representative May 10 May 11 May 12 May 14 May 15
Adobe Systems Voting Eric Muller, primary x x x x x
Ken Lunde, alternate x        
Apple Voting Deborah Goldsmith, primary          
John Jenkins, alternate x        
Peter Edberg, alternate x x x x x
Lee Collins, alternate          
Yasuo Kida, alternate          
Google Voting Mark Davis, primary x x x x x
Markus Scherer, alternate          
Katsuhiko Momoi, alternate          
IBM Voting V.S.Umamaheswaran, primary x x x x x
Lisa Moore, alternate x x x x x
Microsoft Voting Peter Constable, primary x x x x x
Murray Sargent, alternate   x x x  
Oracle Voting Ienup Sung, primary          
Naoto Sato, alternate          
Sybase Voting Ken Whistler, primary x x x x x
Ian MacLeod, alternate          
Unicode Voting Rick McGowan, primary x x x x x
Mike Ksar, alternate       x  
Richard Cook, alternate          
Michel Suignard, alternate x x x x x
Roozbeh Pournader, alternate     x   x
University of California at Berkeley Voting Deborah Anderson, primary x x x x x
Yahoo! Voting Craig Cummings, primary x x x x x
Norbert Lindenberg, alternate          
Mike McKenna, alternate          
Federal Communications Commission Liaison Donald Draper-Campbell          
INCITS/PL22.4 Liaison Ann Bennett          
Library of Congress Liaison Randall K. Barry          
Sally McCallum          


3. Approval of the Agenda

An electronic version of the agenda (L2/10-110) and supporting documents were accessible via http://www.unicode.org/L2/L-curdoc.htm. The Chair presented the agenda and made a call for any new agenda item. It was moved by Eric Muller and seconded by Lisa Moore that the agenda be approved. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.


4. Approval of meeting minutes from L2 #219

The minutes of meeting L2 #219, February 1-5, 2010, document L2/10-018, were reviewed. No issues were raised. It was moved by Lisa Moore and seconded by Peter Edberg to accept those minutes. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.


5. Reports and liaisons

No reports.


6. Ballots

A summary of recent international ballots is available at http://www.unicode.org/L2/L-notice.htm.

6.1 Ballot reports

6.2 New ballots

No ballots to vote on.

6.3 U.S. Contributions to ISO

No contributions from this meeting.

7. International meetings

7.1 Future meetings

8. US participation in JTC 1/SC 35/WG 5

It was moved by Ken Whistler and seconded by Lisa Moore that INCITS/L2 should seek US TAG responsibility for JTC 1/SC 35/WG 5.

The motion passed 9:0:0:1

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

9. Joint UTC/L2 meeting recommendations

It was moved by V.S. Umamaheswaran and seconded by Peter Edberg to endorse the motions and consensus of the joint UTC/L2 meeting as recorded in document L2/10-109. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.


10. Upcoming meetings


11. Action Items

Action items are recorded in document L-SD2.


12. Adjournment

It was moved by V.S.Umamaheswaran and seconded by Peter Edberg to adjourn the meeting on May 14, 2010, at 3:21 pm. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.