UTC Meeting 143
San Jose, CA May 5-8, 2015
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Meeting Logistical Information
Last updated: May 8, 2015

UTC Plenary Meeting:
    Tuesday, May 5         10:30 am to 5:30 pm
Wednesday, May 6    9:30 am to 5:30 pm
day, May 7        9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Friday, May 8            9:30 am to 3:00 pm

L2 Plenary Meeting:
    Friday, May 8           3:00 to 5:00 pm

Call-in and Online Meeting Information:

    Toll-Free (US & Canada): +1-855-870-5454 (other by-country access numbers are listed here)
    Conference ID: 408-536-3866
    Adobe Connect: https://my.adobeconnect.com/utc143/

Scheduled activities:

Agenda Item


Day and Time (PDT)

Call-in Information
E.1 Emoji Davis, Edberg, et al
Tuesday-Thursday, 1:30 pm
see above
D. South Asian
Anderson, et al Wednesday, 9:30 am

B.14.1 Ethiopic property
Wednesday, 12:45 pm

B.11.6, B.11.17, B.14
Scherer, et al
Wednesday, 3 pm

B.3, B.11.9, B.12.1, B.15 (CJK)
Jenkins, et al
Thursday, 3 pm

Ad Hoc Meetings:

Ad Hoc Subject Person Day and Time (PST) Location Call-in Information
Loomis, et al
Friday, lunch

see above

Other meetings:



Day and Time (PST)

Davis, Edberg, et al
Wednesday, 8 to 9:30 am
Meeting room
Unicode EMG
Davis, et al
Wednesday lunch

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 meeting open

A.3 Registration of new documents

A.4 Approval of meeting agenda [L2/15-106]
  Latest version of this document

A.5 Minutes and action items
  A.5.1 Approval of minutes
    A.5.1.1 UTC Meeting 142
  A.5.2  Action Items
    A.5.2.1 Review of open action items [L2/SD2]
    A.5.2.2 Recently closed action items [L2/15-128]

  Minutes posted at http://www.unicode.org/unicode/consortium/utc-minutes.html

A.6 Calendar review
  UTC 144 July 27-31, 2015, host Microsoft
  UTC 145 November, 2-5, 2015, host Apple, Annual Members Mtg
  UTC 146 January 25-28, 2016, host IBM
  UTC 147 May 9-13, 2016, host Adobe

  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  JTC1/SC2/WG2
  B.1.1 Meeting reports
    B.1.1.1 Convenor's report
    B.1.1.2 Liaison reports
      B. Unicode liaison report to SC2

      B. Unicode liaison report from SC2
    B.1.1.3 IR's meeting report
    B.1.1.4 Consent docket

  B.1.2 SC2/WG2 minutes, recommendations, resolutions, report
    B.1.2.1 Recommendations
    B.1.2.2 Reports
  B.1.3 Amendments/Ballots
    B.1.3.2 Amendment 2 of ISO/IEC 10646:2014 (4th edition)
      B. DAM2 charts [Suignard, L2/15-124]
      B. PDAM 2.2 [Suignard]
        B. discussion on the disposition of PDAM2.2 ballot comments [Japan NB, L2/15-110]
        B. Response to Mongolian and Japanese comments on Soyombo and Zanabazar Square [Pandey, L2/15-094]
      B. PDAM 2.3 [Suignard, L2/15-125]
        B. Comment on religious Symbols in PDAM2.3 for ISO/IEC 10646:2012/Amd.2 (WG2 N4662) [Suzuki, L2/15-104]
  B.1.4 Ad Hoc reports
  B.1.5 Review pipeline characters to ensure all new characters are in ballot comments or a separate document [Whistler]
  B.1.6 Review of document requesting new additions [Anderson]

B.2 SC2/SC22/SC34/SC35/SC36/TC37/SC29/TC12
  B.2.1 Liaison reports
    B.2.1.1 Unicode Consortium Liaison Report to TC 37/SC 2 [Constable]    
    B.2.1.2 Liaison report from OWG Sort Editor [Whistler]    
  B.2.2 JTC/SC documents
    B.2.2.1 SC2
      B. 10646
      B. 14651
    B.2.2.2 SC35
      B. WG5
    B.2.2.3 TC37/SC2
    B.2.2.4 JTC1

  B.3.1 Liaison report
  B.3.2 Horizontal Extension Proposal [Lunde, L2/14-297R]

  B.4.1 Liaison report [Ksar]

  B.5.1 Liaison report [McGowan]
  B.5.2 Identifiers and Unicode 7.0

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, L2/15-146]

  B.8.1 Liaison report

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

B.10 Unicode Localization Interoperability (ULI)
  B.10.1 Liaison report [Loomis]

B.11 Public Review Issues
  B.11.1 Issue 279: Proposed Update UAX #9, Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm
    B.11.1.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
    B.11.1.2 Document for review [Davis, L2/15-129]
    B.11.1.3 Reference implementations
  B.11.2 Issue 280: Proposed Update UTR #23, Unicode Character Property Model
    B.11.2.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
    B.11.2.2 Document for review [Whistler, Freytag, L2/15-038]
  B.11.3 Issue 282: Proposed Update UAX #31, Unicode Identifier and Pattern Syntax
    B.11.3.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
    B.11.3.2 Document for review (http://unicode.org/draft/reports/tr31/tr31.html) [Davis, L2/15-130]
  B.11.4 Issue 283: Proposed Update UAX #14, Unicode Line Breaking
    B.11.4.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback  [L2/15-144]
    B.11.4.2 Document for review [Heninger, L2/15-131]
  B.11.5 Issue 284: Proposed Update UAX #44, Unicode Character Database
    B.11.5.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
      B.11.5.2 Document for review [Davis, et al, L2/15-132]
  B.11.6 Issue 285: Proposed Update UTS #10, Unicode Collation Algorithm
    B.11.6.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
      B. Collation problems in the draft tr10 text [Davis, L2/15-108]
    B.11.6.2 Document for review [Scherer, et al, L2/15-133
  B.11.7 Issue 287: Proposed Update UAX #24, Unicode Script Property
    B.11.7.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
    B.11.7.2 Document for review [Davis, Whistler,  L2/15-134]                             
  B.11.8 Issue 288: Proposed Update UAX #41, Common References for Unicode Standard Annexes
    B.11.8.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
    B.11.8.2 Document for review [Iancu, McGowan, L2/15-135]
  B.11.9 Issue 289: Proposed Update UAX #38, Unicode Han Database (Unihan)
    B.11.9.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
      B. kKorean vs. kHangul [Chung, L2/15-096]
      B. Unified input on proposed changes to Unihan readings (revision 3) [Edberg, L2/15-036R3]
    B.11.9.2 Document for review [Jenkins, et al, L2/15-136]  
  B.11.10 Issue 290: Proposed Update UAX #29, Unicode Text Segmentation
    B.11.10.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
    B.11.10.2 Document for review [Davis, Iancu, L2/15-137]
  B.11.11 Issue 291: Proposed Update UTS #46, Unicode IDNA Compatibility Processing
    B.11.11.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
    B.11.11.2 Document for review [Davis, Suignard, L2/15-138]
  B.11.12 Issue 292: Proposed Update UTS #39, Unicode Security Mechanisms
    B.11.12.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
      B. Add email identifier profile to TR39 [Davis, L2/15-080]
      B. UTS #39 Type values from MSR-2 [Davis, L2/15-147]
    B.11.12.2 Document for review [Davis, Suignard, L2/15-139]
  B.11.13 Issue 293: Draft UTR #51, Unicode Emoji
    B.11.13.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
    B.11.13.2 Document for review (http://www.unicode.org/draft/reports/tr51/) [Davis, Edberg, L2/15-140]
  B.11.14 Issue 294: Emoji glyph and annotation recommendations
    B.11.14.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
    B.11.14.2 Summary of Unicode 8.0 actions resulting from PRI 294 [Edberg, L2/15-151]
  B.11.15 Issue 295: Feedback on repertoire for ISO/IEC 10646: 2014 (4th Edition, Amendment 2)
    B.11.15.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
    B.11.15.2 Document for review [Suignard, L2/15-028]
  B.11.16 Issue 296: Proposed Update UAX #42, Unicode Character Database in XML
    B.11.16.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
      B.11.16.2 Document for review [Muller, L2/15-142]
  B.11.17 Issue 297: Unicode 8.0.0 Beta
    B.11.17.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
      B.11.17.2 Document for review [Whistler]
  B.11.18 Issue 298: Proposed Update UAX #15, Unicode Normalization Forms
    B.11.18.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-144]
      B.11.18.2 Document for review [Davis, et al, L2/15-143]
 B.11.19 Other feedback
    B.11.19.1 Feedback from prior meetings [L2/15-033]
    B.11.19.2 Other feedback [L2/15-019]
    B.11.19.3 Other feedback [L2/15-144]

B.12 Unicode Technical Reports, Standards, and Standard Annexes
  B.12.1 UAX #45, U-Source Ideographs  
    B.12.1.1 Proposal to add an urgently needed character to UAX #45 [Lunde, L2/15-109]

B.13 Editorial Committee
  B.13.1 Errata
  B.13.2 Editorial Committee report [Whistler]
  B.13.3 Unicode 8.0
    B.13.3.1 Approve the release of Version 8.0
  B.13.4 Unicode 9.0

B.14 Properties
  B.14.1 Proposal to reclassify Ethiopic wordspace as a space separator (Zs) symbol [Yacob, L2/15-148]

B.15 CJK
  B.15.1 Extension F [Suignard, L2/14-295]
  B.15.2 Request to add 93 Chinese characters [Fan, L2/15-098]
  B.15.3 Proposal to encode a Chinese character as UNC [Fan, L2/15-114]
  B.15.4 Japanese sources
    B.15.4.1 CJK ideographs glyphs representation and sources references (WG2 N4544) [Suignard, L2/14-149]
    B.15.4.2 See also: UTC #141 Minutes [Moore, L2/14-250]

B.16 Other
  B.16.1 Additional Script stability policy (revised) [Davis, L2/15-102]

C. Scripts

C.1 WG2-related
  C.1.1 Review of script documents requested by WG2
Review of UTC script proposals
  C.2.1 Script Ad Hoc report [Anderson, et al, L2/15-149]
C.3 Syriac
  C.3.1 Syriac appears to be missing various combining characters [Pournader, L2/15-081]
  C.3.2 Preliminary proposal to encode Syriac letters for Garshuni Malayalam [Pandey, L2/15-088]
C.4 Arabic
  C.4.1 Proposal to encode one Arabic honorifics [Shaikh, L2/15-087]
C.5 Preliminary proposal to encode the Old Sogdian script [SEI/Pandey, L2/15-089]
C.6 Typographic concerns and the Hebrew Nomina Sacra [Shoulson, L2/15-092]
C.7 Encoding Pitman shorthand scripts (replaces L2/14-254) [Rajaram, L2/15-116]
C.8 Preliminary proposal for encoding the Medefaidrin (Oberi Okaime) script [Rovenchak, et al, L2/15-117]
C.9 Preliminary proposal for encoding the Mandombe script [Rovenchak, et al, L2/15-118]
C.10 Preliminary proposal to encode the southern Palaeohispanic scripts [Ferrer, et al, L2/15-119]
C.11 Preliminary proposal to encode the north-eastern Iberian script [Ferrer, et al, L2/15-120]
C.12 Proposal to encode three control characters for Egyptian Hieroglyphs [Richmond, L2/15-123R]
C.13 Proposal to encode an additional Nko character [Rovenchak, L2/15-126]

D. South Asian 

D.1 Review of Indic-related UTC documents
  D.1.1 Review of Indic-related documents and recommendations to the UTC [Anderson, et al, L2/15-149]
D.2 Tamil
  D.2.1 Tamil symbols names and annotations – comments [Ganesan, L2/15-115]
  D.2.2 Tamil fractions
  D.2.3 Proposals for addition of 4 characters / 11 reformed vowel signs / reformed shapes of 4 characters in total 19 characters in Tamil Block [Anantham, L2/15-152]
  D.2.4 Proposals for New Script – Tamil-Latin(TL) Script for Indian Languages including Tamil and then world languages, in Tamil Block [Anantham, L2/15-153]
D.3 Vedic
  D.3.1 Encoding of Vedic characters used in non-Devanagari scripts [Srinidhi, L2/15-101]
    D.3.1.1 Comments on L2/15-101 on non-Devanagari Vedic characters [Sharma, L2/15-113]
D.4 Grantha
  D.4.1 Representing the fractions 1/4 and 1/20 in Grantha text [Sharma, L2/15-085]
D.5 Telegu
  D.5.1 Need for representing often used Telugu symbols [Anilkumar, L2/15-082]
D.6 Bengali
  D.6.1 Bengali letter UA used in Kokborok [Sahu, L2/15-091]
D.7 Gujarati
  D.7.1 Revised proposal to encode Gujarati signs for the transliteration of Arabic (replaces L2/14-131) [Pandey, L2/15-103]
D.8  Gondi
  D.8.1 Preliminary proposal to encode the Gunjala Gondi script [Pandey, L2/15-086]
  D.8.2 Proposal to encode the Masaram Gondi script (replaces L2/15-005) [Pandey, L2/15-090]
  D.8.3 GONDI and GUNJALA GONDI character names – vowels EE and OO [Ganesan, L2/15-112]
D.9 Siyaq numbers
  D.9.1 Proposal to Encode Diwani Siyaq Numbers [Pandey, L2/15-066]
  D.9.2 Proposal to Encode Ottoman Siyaq Numbers [Pandey, L2/15-072]
  D.9.3 Proposal to Encode the SIYAQ NUMBER MARK for Arabic [Pandey, L2/15-074]
  D.9.4 Proposal to encode Indic Siyaq numbers [Pandey, L2/15-121]
  D.9.5 Proposal to encode Persian Siyaq numbers [Pandey, L2/15-122]
D.10 Kannada
  D.10.1 Conjunct consonants with independent vowels in Kannada script [Rajan, Murthy, L2/15-127]

E. Symbols

E.1 Emoji
  E.1.1 Proposal to include the Döner Kebab emoji [Zierer, L2/15-084]
  E.1.2 Proposal to encode ‘Shiva Linga’ symbols [Pandey, L2/15-093]
  E.1.3 Proposal for additional regional indicator symbols [Emoji SC, Peter Edberg, L2/15-145R]
  E.1.4 Emoji Additions: Animals, Compatibility, and More Popular Requests (revised) [Emoji SC, Cummings, L2/15-054R4]
E.2 Proposal for addition of Group Mark symbol [Shirriff, L2/15-083]
E.3 International symbol for an observer (revised) [Griffee, L2/15-031R]
  E.3.1 Examples of OBSERVER EYE SYMBOL, in support of proposal L2/15-031R [McGowan, L2/15-095]
E.4 Proposal to encode symbols of Jainism [Pandey, L2/15-097]
E.5 Proposal to encode the ‘Fravahar’ symbol [Pandey, L2/15-099]
E.6 Proposal to encode the ‘Atashdan’ symbol [Pandey, L2/15-105]
E.7 Proposal to encode the ‘Parsapen’ symbol [Pandey, L2/15-111]

F. Miscellaneous


G. Close of Meeting

G.1 Thank our hosts