Last update: November 4, 2011
Eric Muller, Chair, convened the meeting on August 1, 2011, at 10:50 am. He introduced himself as Chair.
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.
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.
No change in officers.
The term of the current L2 chair expires in January 2012. The INCITS secretariat issued a Call for Volunteers - Chairman - INCITS/L2, which was sent to all the L2 members.
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.
Yahoo! is now represented by John O’Conner (primary). There are no alternate representatives.
Rearden Commerce is now represented by Tex Texin (primary) and Craig Cummings (alternate).
The following organizations have met the pre-requisites for membership and became voting members effective as of the Tuesday of this meeting:
No new advisory members.
Based on the above information, the total voting membership is 9 (Monday) and 10 (rest of the week). The complete list of members (both voting and advisory), as well as the attendance to this meeting is:
|Organization||Class||Representative||Aug 1||Aug 2||Aug 3||Aug 4||Aug 5|
|Adobe Systems||Voting||Eric Muller, primary||x||x||x||x||x|
|Ken Lunde, alternate||x|
|Apple||Voting||Peter Edberg, primary||x||x||x||x|
|John Jenkins, alternate|
|Deborah Goldsmith, alternate|
|Lee Collins, alternate|
|Yasuo Kida, alternate|
|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||x|
|Laurentiu Iancu, alternate||x||x||x|
|Rearden Commerce||Voting||Tex Texin, primary||x||x||x||x|
|Craig Cummings, alternate||x|
|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|
|Richard Cook, alternate|
|Michel Suignard, alternate||x||x||x||x||x|
|Roozbeh Pournader, alternate||x|
|University of California at Berkeley||Voting||Deborah Anderson, primary||x||x||x||x||x|
|Federal Communications Commission||Liaison||Donald Draper-Campbell|
|Library of Congress||Liaison||Randall K. Barry|
An electronic version of the agenda (L2/11-263) 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 Mark Davis and seconded by Lisa Moore that the agenda be approved. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.
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 L2/11-262. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.
The minutes of meeting L2 #224, May 9-13, 2011, document L2/11-119, were reviewed. No issues were raised. It was moved by V.S. Umamaheswaran and seconded by Ken Whistler to accept those minutes. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.
No action taken on "ISO/IEC 10646/PDAM 1.2, Information Technology -- Universal Coded Character Set (UCS) -- Amendment 1: Linear A, Palmyrene, Manichean, Khojki, Khudawadi, Bassa Vah, Duployan, and other characters", as more work is needed. Will do a letter ballot.
Proposed Modifications to SC 2 Programme of Work
It was moved by Eric Muller and seconded by V.S Umamaheswaran to recommend the approval of the modifications of the SC2 program of work.
The motion passed 7:0:0:2.
(At the time this motion was considered, Rearden Commerce had not yet attained voting rights)
It was moved by Eric Muller and seconded by Ken Whistler to nominate Ken Whistler, Mark Davis, Peter Constable, Deborah Anderson, Lisa Moore, as well as additional experts they may nominate to participate in discussions associated with ballot dispositions and related matters (see SC2 N4202).
The motion passed 9:0:0:1.
For: Apple, Adobe, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Rearden Commerce, Sybase, Unicode, University of California at Berkeley
No vote: Yahoo!
The chair will work with the INCITS secretariat to transition the L2 document repository to the ICMS system.
Delegation to IRG #37 meeting
It was moved by Eric Muller and seconded by V.S Umamaheswaran to delegate : Michel Suignard , Ken Lunde (HOD) , John Jenkins, Richard Cook, Rick McGowan, Tex Texin, Deborah Anderson, Eric Muller, Craig Cummings to the IRG #37 meeting in Mountain View in November 2011.
The motion passed 9:0:0:1.
Delegation to SC 35 meeting, Warsaw, Poland.
Nobody expressed interest in participating to the SC 35 meeting, Warsaw, Poland.
Action items are recorded in document L-SD2.
It was moved by Ken Whistler and seconded by Lisa Moore to adjourn the meeting on August 5, 2011, at 3:14 pm. The motion was passed by unanimous consent.