UTC Meeting 148
Redmond, WA August 2-5, 2016
Hosted by Microsoft

Meeting Logistical Information
Last updated: August 5, 2016

UTC Plenary Meeting:
    Tuesday, August 2         10:30 am to 5:30 pm
Wednesday, August 3   9:30 am to 5:30 pm
day, August 4       10:00 am to 5:30 pm
    Friday, August 5             9:30 am to 12:45 pm

Members Meeting:
    Thursday, August 4       9:30 am to 10:00 am

L2 Plenary Meeting:
    Friday, August 5             1:45 pm to 3:00 pm

Call-in and Online Meeting Information: 
   USA toll free: +1 866 500 6738
   Passcode: 741167    

Scheduled activities:

Agenda Item
Day and Time (PDT)
Call-in Information
E.2 Emoji - Emoji flags for England, Scotland, and Wales
Burge, Williams, et al
Tuesday, 2 pm
see above
B.14.1 Indic segmentation
Wednesday, 10:30 am
see above
E.1 Emoji topics Davis, Edberg, et al Wednesday, 2 pm see above
C.3 Hentaigana
Lunde, Tashiro, et al
Wednesday, 4 pm
see above
B.12.2.1 UTR#50  Ishii, et al Wednesday, 4:15 pm
see above
D.8, D.13 Vatteluttu, U+1133B
Ganesan, Pandey, et al
Thursday, 10:30 am
see above
E.1 Emoji topics Davis, Edberg, et al Thursday, 2 pm see above
B.3, B.15 IRG and CJK
Lunde, Jenkins, et al
Thursday, 3 pm
see above
16.1 IDNA
Friday, 10 am
see above

Ad  Hoc Meetings:

Ad Hoc Subject Person Day and Time (PST) Location Call-in Information
E.1 Emoji topics Davis, Edberg, et al Tueesday, 12:45-1:45 pm 1550

E.1 Emoji topics Davis, Edberg, et al Wednesday, 12:30-1:30 pm 1301

E.7 Egyptian Hieroglyph Ad Hoc Anderson, Glass, et al Wednesday, 12:20-12:45 pm TBD

E.7 Egyptian Hieroglyph Ad Hoc Anderson, Glass, et al Thursday, 8:30-9:30 am main room
see above
C.16 Sign Writing
Thursday, 12:45-1:45 pm

B.14.1 Indic Segmentation
Lata, et al
Thursday, 12:45 to 1:45 pm

Other meetings:

Meeting Person Day and Time (PST) Location Call-in Information

Wednesday, 8:00 to 9:30 am
888-426-6840, passcode 645-417-42#

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 [L2/16-202]
  Latest version of this document

A.5 Minutes and action items
  A.5.1 Approval of minutes
    A.5.1.1Review UTC Meeting 147 [L2/16-121]
  A.5.2  Action Items
    A.5.2.1 Review of open action items [L2/SD2]
    A.5.2.2 Recently closed action items [L2/16-204]

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

A.6 Calendar review
  UTC 149 November 7-10, 2016, host IBM, Annual Full Members Mtg
  UTC 150 January 23-26, 2017, host Apple
  UTC 151 May 8-12, 2017, host Adobe
  UTC 152 July 31, August 1-4, 2017, 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

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 [Constable]      
Script Encoding Initiative Liaison report (to WG2) [Anderson]
    B.1.1.3 IR's meeting report [Anderson]
    B.1.1.4 Consent docket
  B.1.2 SC2/WG2 minutes, recommendations, resolutions, report
    B.1.2.1 Minutes [SC/WG2, L2/16-052]
    B.1.2.2 Reports
  B.1.3 Amendments/Ballots
    B.1.3.1 CD
      B. Draft disposition of comments on ISO/IEC CD.2 10646 5th edition (WG2 N4713) [Suignard, L2/156-091]
  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 Unicode Consortium Liaison Report to JTC1/SC 2
      B. Unicode Consortium Comments on SC2 N4418 and N4415 [Constable]   
    B.2.1.3 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. Liaison report [Constable]
      B. Unicode Consortium Comments on TC 37/SC 2 NWIP [Constable, L2/156-172]
    B.2.2.4 JTC1

  B.3.1 Liaison report
  B.3.2 Two Issues Regarding UAX #38 and IRG Sources [Jenkins, L2/16-166]
  B.3.3 US/Unicode Activity Report for IRG #46 [Lunde, L2/16-167]
  B.3.4 IRG Meeting #46 Recommendations and Action Items  [IRG, L2/16-168]
  B.3.5 UTC Review Comments on CJK Working Set 2015 v2.0 (IRG N2155) [Lunde, L2/16-190]
  B.3.6 Additional UTC Review Comments on CJK Working Set 2015 v2.0 (IRG N2155) [Lunde, L2/16-194]


  B.5.1 Liaison report [McGowan]

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, L2/16-217]

  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 325: Proposed Update UTS #18, Unicode Regular Expressions
    B.11.1.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/16-205]
    B.11.1.2 Document for review [Davis, Heninger, L2/16-150]
  B.11.2 Issue 327: Feedback on draft additional repertoire for Amendment 1 (PDAM) to ISO/IEC 10646:2016 (5th edition)
    B.11.2.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/16-205]
    B.11.2.2 Document for review [L2/16-171]
  B.11.3 Issue 328: Feedback on draft additional repertoire for ISO/IEC 10646:2016 (5th edition) DIS
    B.11.3.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/16-205]
    B.11.3.2 Document for review [L2/16-170]
  B.11.4 Issue 329: Proposed Update UAX #44, Unicode Character Database
    B.11.4.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/16-205]
      B. Fixing UAX#44 statement about names property value [Davis, L2/16-187]  
    B.11.4.2 Document for review [Whistler, Iancu]
  B.11.5 Other feedback   
    B.11.5.1 Feedback     
      B. General feedback [L2/16-205]
      B. Suggested disposition of further beta feedback in PRI#297 [Whistler, L2/16-176]
    B.11.5.2 Other documents

B.12 Unicode Technical Reports, Standards, and Standard Annexes
  B.12.1 UTR #51, Unicode Emoji
    B.12.1.1 Proposed update [Emoji SC/Davis, Edberg, L2/16-207]
    B.12.1.2 Status of UTR#51 post version 4.0

    B.12.1.3 Proposed Additions to Emoji_Modifier_Base [Constable, et al, L2/16-228]
  B.12.2 UTR #50, Unicode Vertical Text Layout
    B.12.2.1 UTR#50 Vertical_Orientation assignments for Unicode 9.0 characters  [Ishii, et al, L2/16-213]
B.12.3 UAX#31, Identifier and Pattern Syntax
    B.12.3 Merge "Aspirational" into "Limited Use" [Davis, L2/16-222] ​
  B.12.4 UTS#52: Reactivate UTS 52 mechanism in reduced form [Edberg, Davis, et al, L2/16-226]
  B.12.5 UTS#39: Revising UTS #39 Algorithms for Whole­Script Confusables and Restriction Levels [Carr, L2/16-229] ​

B.13 Editorial Committee
  B.13.1 Errata
  B.13.2 Editorial Committee report [Whistler]
  B.13.3 Unicode 9.0
  B.13.4 Unicode 10.0

B.14 Properties
  B.14.1 Indic text segmentation
    B.14.1.1 Indic text segmentation [India NB/Lata, et al, L2/16-161]

    B.14.1.2 Presentation on Indic text segmentation (PPTX with PDF snapshot) [India NB/Lata, et al, L2/16-215]
  B.14.2 Cleanup of constraints on variation sequences [Davis, L2/16-162]

  B.14.3 Additions to Indic Syllabic Category for Myanmar and Khmer [Pournader, L2/16-163]
  B.14.4 Other properties in segmentation rules [Davis, L2/16-192]

B.15 CJK
  B.15.1 Augmenting data for CJK Radicals and Strokes [Davis, Lunde, L2/16-223] ​
  B.15.2 Proposal to add a new character name alias to U+1B001 [Japan NB, L2/16-189]
Error G-source glyph of U+3B9D & disunification of U+228C1 [Fan, L2/16-175]

B.16 Other
  B.16.1 IDNA [Freytag]

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 recommendations [Anderson, et al, L2/16-216]
C.3 Hentaigana
  C.3.1 Revised proposal of Hentaigana (with associated spreadsheet)
[Japan NB/Orita, L2/16-188]
C.4 Representative glyph and annotation additions for U+033B [Evans, Keating, L2/16-178]
C.5 Revised proposal to encode the Cypro-Minoan script in the SMP of the UCS [SEI/Everson, L2/16-179]
C.6 Canadian Syllabics SHA U+1515 font support (with images)  [Larabie, et al, L2/16-164]
C.7 Egyptian Hieroglyphs
  C.7.1 A suggestion...for ancient Egyptian [Overington, L2/16-199]
  C.7.2 A system of control characters for ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic text
[Nederhof, et al, L2/16-210]
  C.7.3 A comment about the encoding of control characters for ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic text
[Overington, L2/16-212]
An Extension to the three control characters for Egyptian Hieroglyphs and some additional remarks [Richmond, L2/16-214]
Brief Report from Cambridge meeting of Egyptologists and Update [Anderson, L2/16-218]
  C.7.6 The Universal Hieroglyphic Writing System: Consensus and possible compromise [Richmond, L2/16-227]
  C.7.7 Proposal for Ancient Egyptian encoding in Unicode
[ Rosmorduc et al, L2/16-231]
Preliminary analysis of Egyptian Hieroglyph quadrat types [Glass, L2/16-232]
  C.7.9 Addendum to: A system of control characters for Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic text [Nederhof, et al, L2/16-233]
Addendum to: A system of control characters for Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic textC.8 Revised proposal for the addition of Georgian characters [Everson, L2/16-081]

C.9 Types of Quran scripts [Abudena, L2/16-153]
C.10 Proposal for encoding the Mandombe script [Rovenchak, et al, L2/16-077]
  C.10.1 Reply to UTC comments regarding the Mandombe encoding proposal raised in L2/16-156 [Rovenchak, et al,
C.11 Pitman shorthand
Open questions (on Pitman Glyphs) requiring further discussion with UTC [Rajaram, L2/16-098]
  C.11.2 Encoding Pitman Shorthand scripts into Unicode Character Set (replaces  L2/16-099) [Rajaram, L2/16-196]

C.12 Proposal to encode Western Cham in the SMP of the UCS [SEI/Everson, L2/16-198]
Proposal to define 21 variation sequences for Ogham letters (WG2 N4721) [West, L2/16-110]

C.14 Medievalist punctuation
  C.14.1 Revised Proposal to add Medievalist punctuation characters (WG2 N4726) [SEI/Everson,

  C.14.2 Feedback and Evidence on Medievalist punctuation characters (L2/16-125)  [Anderson, L2/16-219] 

  C.14.3 Proposal to encode MEDIEVAL COMMA [SEI/Everson, et al, L2/16-220] 
  C.14.4 Proposal to encode PARAGRAPHUS and PUNCTUS ELEVATUS [Everson, Anderson, L2/16-235]
Update on encoding the Loma script in the SMP of the UCS [SEI/Everson, L2/16-201]
Sign writing [Slevinski]
C.17 Hmong oral report [Loomis]

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, L2/16-216]
D.2 Preliminary proposal to encode the Lampung script [Pandey, L2/16-073]
D.4 Preliminary proposal to encode the Kerinci script [Pandey, L2/16-074]
D.5 Representing Sumbawa in Unicode [Pandey, L2/16-096]
D.6 Tamil

D.7 Gunjala Gondi order [Anderson, L2/16-200]
D.8 Vatteluttu/Vattezhuththu
  D.8.1 Preliminary Proposal to encode Vatteluttu [Pandey, L2/16-068]

  D.8.2 Feedback on the “Preliminary Proposal to encode Vattezhuththu - L2/16-068” [TVA/T. Udhayachandran, L2/16-118]
D.9 Proposal to Encode an Abbreviation Sign for Gurmukhi [Srindihi, et al, L2/16-209]
D.10 Proposal to encode the Nandinagari script [Pandey, L2/16-002]
  D.10.1 Comments on L2/16-002 Proposal to encode Nandinagari [Sharma, L2/16-057]
D.11 Representing Bima in Unicode [Pandey, L2/16-119]
D.12 Preliminary proposal to encode Sogdian in Unicode [Pandey, L2/16-158]
D.13 Character Name of U+1133B [Ganesan, L2/16-211]
  D.13.1 Request to rename 1133B to GRANTHA SIGN ONE-DOT NUKTA [Sharma, L2/16-224]

E. Symbols
E.1 Emoji
  E.1.1 Emoji Subcommittee report, August 2016 [Emoji SC/Edberg]
    E.1.1.1 Working draft on animals
    E.1.1.2 Working draft on emoji faces
  E.1.2 ZWJ segmentation
Broadening ZWJ segmentation support [Emoji SC/Davis, L2/16-093]
     E.1.2.2 Broadening ZWJ segmentation support (spreadsheet for L2/16-093)[Emoji SC/Davis, L2/16-094]
     E.1.2.3 Future­proofing emoji ZWJ sequences
[Davis, L2/16-208]
   E.1.3  Gender emoji
     E.1.3.1 Gender emoji ZWJ sequences
[Emoji SC/Davis, et al, L2/16-181]
Gender emoji ZWJ sequences list [Emoji SC/Davis, et al, L2/16-182]
     E.1.3.3 Expanding Emoji Professions: Reducing Gender Inequality [Been, et al, L2/16-160]
       E. Comment on document L2/16-160 concerning emoji gender pairs for professions [Buff, L2/16-169]
    E.1.3.4 Another Comment on Gendered Emoji [Buff, L2/16-193]
Additional ZWJ sequences for Professions [Edberg, L2/16-221]
  E.1.4 Emoji flags/regional indicators
    E.1.4.1 Proposal to include
emoji flags for England, Scotland, and Wales [Burge, Williams, L2/16-180]
    E.1.4.2 Rainbow flag emoji [Emoji SC/Davis, L2/16-183]
    E.1.4.3 Proposal to define regional indicator sequences for England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland [West,
    E.1.4.4 Alternative Model for Subdivision Flags [Davis, L2/16-234]
Condom emoji submission [Greene, L2/16-022]
  E.1.6 Proposal to include menstruation characters (Femojis)  [SCA/Comer, L2/16-126]
  E.1.7 Proposal to add a salt shaker emoji to the Unicode Standard [Buff, L2/16-191]
  E.1.8 Sauna emojis submission [Finland NB,
Flying saucer emoji [Baker, L2/16-206]
]E.2 Additional symbols for astrology [Faulks, L2/16-080R]
E.3 Eris and Sedna symbols
[Faulks, L2/16-173]
E.4 Extra aspect symbols for astrology
[Faulks, L2/16-174]
Proposal to encode symbols for Go game notation [West, L2/16-185]
Half star symbols
  E.6.1 Proposal to encode four half star symbols [West, L2/16-186]
  E.6.2 Proposal for addition of half stars
[Shirriff, L2/16-230]

F. Miscellaneous


G. Close of Meeting

G.1 Thank our hosts