UTC Meeting 156
Redmond, WA July 23 - July 27, 2018
Hosted by Microsoft
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Last updated: July 27, 2018

UTC Plenary Meeting:
    Monday, July 23         10:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Tuesday, July 24         9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Wednesday, July 25    9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Thursday, July 26        9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Friday, July 27            9:30 am to 2:00 pm

L2 Plenary Meeting:

    Friday, July 28            2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Scheduled Activities:

Agenda Person Day and Time (PST) Location
E.1 Emoji topics Davis, et al Monday, 2:00 pm  
B.11.1 Draft UTR #53, Unicode Arabic Mark Rendering Evans, et al Monday, 3:30 pm  
E.1 Emoji topics Davis, et al Tuesday, 2:00 pm  
B.3 and B.4 CJK topics Lunde, Jenkins Tuesday, 3:30 pm  
E.1 Emoji topics Davis, et al Wednesday, 2:00 pm  

Ad  Hoc Meetings:
Ad Hoc Subject Person Day and Time (PST) Location
C.11 Mongolian Ad Hoc Moore, et al Monday, 12:45 pm
E.1 Emoji Davis, et al Tuesday, 12:45 pm  
E.1 Emoji Davis, et al Wednesday, 12:45 pm  
B.13.3.1 Japanese era name Davis, et al Thursday, 12:45 pm  
D.9 Chorasmian Pandey, Anderson, et al Thursday, 12:45 pm  

Other meetings:

Meeting Person Day and Time (PST) Location
CLDR regular meeting   Wednesday, 8:00 to 9:30 am teleconference

A. Administrative Topics
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 [L2/18-182]
  Latest version of this document

A.5 Minutes and action items
  A.5.1 Approval of minutes
    A.5.1.1Approve UTC meeting 154 minutes [L2/18-115]
  A.5.2  Action Items
    A.5.2.1 Review of open action items [L2/SD2]
    A.5.2.2 Recently closed action items [L2/18-230]

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

A.6 Calendar review
  UTC 157 September 17-21, 2018, host Apple, Annual Full Members Mtg
  UTC 158 January 14-17, 2019, host Google
  UTC 159 April 29-May 3, 2019, host Adobe
  UTC 160 July 22-26, 2019, host Microsoft
  UTC 161 October 7-11, 2019, host Apple, Annual Full Members Mtg
  UTC 162 January 13-16, 2020, host VMware, TBC           

  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 [Constable, L2/18-244]

      B. Unicode liaison report from SC2 [Constable]      
Script Encoding Initiative Liaison report (to WG2) [Anderson]
    B.1.1.3 IR's meeting report [Anderson, L2/18-240]
    B.1.1.4 Consent docket
[Anderson, et al, L2/18-217]
    B.1.1.5 Comments on WG2 #67 documents (June 2018) [Anderson, et al, L2/18-210]
  B.1.2 SC2/WG2 minutes, recommendations, resolutions, report
    B.1.2.1 Minutes [SC/WG2]
    B.1.2.2 Reports
    B.1.2.3 Recommendations [WG2, L2/18-209]
  B.1.3 Amendments/Ballots
    B.1.3.1 5th Edition
      B. Amendment 2
         B. Additional repertoire for ISO/IEC 10646:2017 (5th ed.) beyond Amendment 2 [Suignard, L2/18-211]
           B. Feedback on: Additional repertoire for ISO/IEC 10646:2017 (5th ed.) beyond Amendment 2 [Silva, L2/18-214]
         B. Additional repertoire for ISO/IEC 10646:2017 (5th ed.) Amendment 2 (DAM2) [Suignard, L2/18-212]
     B.1.3.2 Additional repertoire for ISO/IEC 10646: 2017 (6th ed.) CD [Suignard, L2/18-221]
        B.3.2.1 Considerations concerning the publication of ISO/IEC 10646 6th Edition [Suignard, L2/18-252]
     B.1.3.3 Review ballot comments [Anderson]
  B.1.4 Ad Hoc reports
     B.1.4.1 Results of the ad-hoc meeting on Assamese in London, 2018-06-19 [Everson, L2/18-205]
        B. Proposal for the inclusion of Assamese script [India/BIS, L2/18-181]
     B.1.4.2 Khitan Small Script Ad Hoc Report (London) [Anderson, et al, L2/18-213]
     B.1.4.3 Report of Ad hoc Meeting on Copyright of Code Chart of ISO/IEC 10646 [SC2, L2/18-224]
  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, L2/18-176]
  B.1.7 Request to explain why certain sets of accepted characters have not advanced their ISO stage [Silva, L2/18-195]
    B.1.7.1 Response to L2/18-195 [Whistler, L2/18-196]
  B.1.8 Feedback on Proposal to incorporate the symbols of ISO/IEC 9995-7:2009 and its Amendment 1 and of ISO/IEC 9995-10:2013 into the UCS [Anderson and Constable, L2/18-257]

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.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.2.2.4 JTC1

  B.3.1 Liaison report [Lunde, Jenkins]
  B.3.2 US/Unicode Activity Report for IRG #50 [Lunde, L2/18-177]
  B.3.3 Proposed kIICore Changes & Additions [Lunde, L2/18-066R2]
  B.3.4 IRG Meeting #50 Recommendations and Action Items [IRG, L2/18-189]

  B.4.1 Updated proposal on Gongche characters for Kunqu Opera [Chan, L2/18-245]

  B.5.1 Liaison report [Suignard]

  B.6.1 Liaison report [Moore]

B.7 UC Berkeley Department of Linguistics - Script Encoding Initiative
  B.7.1 Liaison report [Anderson, L2/18-239]

  B.8.1 Liaison report [Umaoka, Scherer]

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 378: Draft UTR #53, Unicode Arabic Mark Rendering 
    B.11.1.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/18-231]
    B.11.1.2 Document for review [Evans, et al, L2/18-250]
  B.11.2 Other feedback
     B.11.2.1 Feedback     
       B. General feedback [L2/18-231]
       B. Feedback from WG2 email discussion list [Anderson]
        B. Responses to accumulated feedback from Marcel Schneider on PRI #372 [Whistler, L2/18-249]
    B.11.2.2 Other documents

B.12 Unicode Technical Reports, Standards, and Standard Annexes
   B.12.1 UTS #51: Add skin-tone/gender info for groups [Davis/ESC, L2/18-223]

B.13 Editorial Committee/Unicode Standard
  B.13.1 Errata
  B.13.2 Editorial Committee report [Whistler]
  B.13.3 Unicode V12.0 and V12.1
    B.13.3.1 Unicode 12.1 planning considerations (Japanese era name) [Whistler, L2/18-220]
  B.13.4 FAQ Maintenance [Whistler]

B.14 Properties
  B.14.1 New character property: NumberofPeople [Silva, L2/18-120]
  B.14.2 Script_Extension values for some combining marks  [Davis, L2/17-430R]
  B.14.3 Georgian uppercasing

B.15 Ad hoc reports
  B.15.1 Mongolian [Moore, L2/18-254]
  B.15.2 Emoji
  B.15.3 Chorasmian
  B.15.4 Japanese era name  

B.16 Other
   B.16.1 Feedback related to taking security considerations into account in informative statement [Sivonen, L2/18-185]
   B.16.2 Feedback related to memory alignment and Unicode encoding schemes [Sivonen, L2/18-186]
   B.16.3 Feedback on the characterization of the UTF-32 encoding form [Sivonen, L2/18-187]
   B.16.4 Feedback related to the relationship of Unicode encoding schemes and UTF encodings in the Web Platform [Sivonen, L2/18-188]

C. Scripts
C.1 WG2-related
  C.1.1 Review of script documents requested by WG2
C.2 Review of UTC script proposals
  C.2.1 Script Ad Hoc recommendations to the UTC [Anderson, et al, L2/18-241]
C.3 Arabic
  C.3.2 Revised proposal to include Luri alphabets [Mogoei and Shaikh, L2/18-061R]

C.4 Deprecation of 3 Tibetan Characters [Roux, L2/18-078]

C.5 Feedback on the name and disunification of Creative Commons characters [Silva, L2/18-180]
C.6 Analysis of Shuishu character repertoire (WG2 N4956) [West, Chan, L2/18-193]
C.7 Proposal to encode seven additional Tangut components [West, L2/18-194]
C.8 Report on the Bété script 2017 [Riley, L2/17-323]
C.9 Egyptian Hieroglyphs
  C.9.1 Revised draft for the encoding of an extended Egyptian Hieroglyphs repertoire (Hieroglyphica based) (WG2 N4944) [Suignard, L2/18-165]

  C.9.2 A note on the syntax of Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic control characters [Nederhof, L2/18-236]
  C.9.3 Brief Report from London meeting of Egyptologists, June 2018 [Anderson, L2/18-237]
C.10 Proposal to encode the two remaining tally mark systems proposed in L2/15-328 [Silva, L2/18-088]
C.11 Mongolian
  C.11.1 China's comments on Mongolian code charts in UCS5DAM1 [China NB, L2/18-243]
  C.11.2 Updates from China [Hai]
C.12 Cluster Formation Model for Khitan Small Script [West, L2/18-121R]
C.13 Preliminary proposal to encode Old Uighur in Unicode [Pandey, L2/18-126]
C.14 Proposal to encode two additional Zanabazar Square letters (WG2 N4945) [West, L2/18-132]
C.16 1120 more superscripts, subscripts and small capitals [Grochowski, L2/18-206]
C.17 Preliminary proposal for encoding the Yezidi script in the SMP of the UCS  [Karaca, et al,  L2/18-238]
C.18 Proposal to add LATIN LETTER THORN WITH DIAGONAL STROKE to the UCS [West and Everson,  L2/17-236R]
   C.18.1 Feedback on LATIN LETTER THORN WITH DIAGONAL STROKE [Anderson,  L2/18-242]
C.19 Proposal to add one combining character for medieval Cornish to the UCS [Everson,  L2/17-358]
C.20 Revised proposal to encode the Cypro-Minoan script in the SMP of the UCS [SEI/Everson,  L2/16-179]
C.21 Proposal to fix glyphs in bopomofo extended block and encode one bopomofo letterf [TCA,  L2/18-255]

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, L2/18-241]

D.3 Encoding model to represent conjuncts in Syloti Nagri [Srinidhi, Sridatta, L2/17-418]
  D.3.1 Syloti Nagri feedback [Srinidhi A, L2/18-259]
D.4 Tamil
  D.4.1 Tamil SHRII conjunct – comment [Ganesan, L2/18-172]
  D.4.2 Tamil homograph sequences for addition to chapter 12 [Freytag, L2/18-207]
Feedback on pushpika [Anderson, L2/18-232]
D.6 Thai
   D.6.1 Canonical ordering of marks in Thai script [Constable, L2/18-216]
   D.6.2 Rendering of and Prescriptions for Marks in the Multilingual Thai Script [Wordingham, L2/18-248]

D.7 Malayalam 
 Proposal to encode the END OF TEXT MARK for Malayalam [Srinidhi, Sridatta,  L2/18-015]
     D.7.1.1 Feedback on L2/18-015 proposing Malayalam punctuation mark [Sharma, L2/18-034]
     D.7.1.2 Feedback on name for MALAYALAM LETTER END OF TEXT MARK (L2/18-015) [Anderson, L2/18-145]
D.8 Preliminary proposal to encode Tigalari script in Unicode [Murthy, Rajan,  L2/17-378]
D.9 Proposal to encode the Chorasmian script [Pandey, L2/18-164R2]
D.10 Introducing the Amaragannada scripts [Srinidhi, Sridatta,
Proposal to encode the TAKRI VOWEL SIGN VOCALIC R [Srinidhi, Sridatta, L2/18-084]
   D.11.1 Additional information on L2/18-084 TAKRI VOWEL SIGN VOCALIC R [Anderson, L2/18-247]
Positioning of Tai Tham vowels below [Wordingham,  L2/18-171]
D.13 Encoding model issues with the Vedic gomukha characters [Sharma, L2/18-035]
E. Symbols

E.1 Emoji
  E.1.1 ESC Recommendations for 2018Q3 UTC [ESC, L2/18-222R3] 
  E.1.2 Fixes to emoji data files for V12.0 [ESC, L2/18-202R2]

  E.1.3 Emoji character proposals
    E.1.3.1 SAW emoji proposal [Emojination, Marx, et al, L2/18-178]
    E.1.3.2 Proposal for screwdriver emoji [Emojination, Gluckman, et al, L2/18-179]
    E.1.3.3 Proposal for wew NINJA emoji [Toltzis, L2/18-197]
    E.1.3.4 Proposal for camouflage helmet Emoji [Voracek, L2/18-199]
    E.1.3.5 Feather emoji submission [Dugar, et al, L2/18-200]
    E.1.3.6 Inhaler emoji proposal [Adams and Wilson, L2/18-215]
    E.1.3.7 Magic wand emoji proposal [Emojination/Le Hara, L2/18-218]
    E.1.3.8 Proposal for Safety Vest Emoji [ESC/Edberg, L2/18-256]
    E.1.3.9 Mammoth Emoji Submission [West, L2/17-420]
    E.1.3.10 Dodo Emoji Submission [West, L2/17-441]
E.1.4 Emoji sequence proposals
    E.1.4.1 Proposal for new RGI Emoji Sequence [Burge, Haggerty, L2/18-059]
    E.1.4.2 Skintone combinations
      E. Emoji skin-tone combinatorics [Davis, L2/18-226]
      E. Proposal for Inter-Skintone Couple Emoji Sequences [
Lee, et al,
    E.1.4.3 Proposal for new valid emoji sequence (lighthouse) [Wallace, L2/18-204]
    E.1.4.4 White Wine Glass Emoji ZWJ Sequence [Svoboda, L2/18-208]
    E.1.4.5 Proposal for new RGI ZWJ sequences for Deaf Woman/Man [Apple Inc., L2/18-229]
    E.1.4.6 Frisian flag emoji submission [Smit and Scarse, L2/18-233]

  E.1.5 Extended emoji support from major platform vendors [Burge, L2/18-089]
  E.1.6 Comments on draft candidates for Emoji 12.0
    E.1.6.1Comments on Emoji 12.0 characters [Buff, L2/18-191]
      E. Response to Charlotte Buff on emoji 12.0 candidates [Silva, L2/18-192]
    E.1.6.2 Feedback on draft candidates for Emoji 12.0 (L2/18-143R2) [Everson, L2/18-234]
    E.1.6.3 Feedback on ESC recommendations for draft candidates for Emoji 12.0 (L2/18-219R2) [West, L2/18-219]
    E.1.6.4 Comments on accumulated feedback on Unicode 12.0 draft candidates [ESC/Davis, L2/18-253]
  E.1.7 Color
    E.1.7.1 A contribution to the discussion about the colour modification of characters [Overington, L2/18-198]
  E.1.8 Coded hashes of arbitrary images (L2/16-105) [Davis, L2/18-203]
    E.1.8.1 Coded hashes of arbitrary images [Loomis, L2/18-251]
  E.1.9 Cross-platform unspecified-gender images [Daniel and Grubb, L2/18-225R]
  E.1.10 Unspecified-Gender census [Davis, L2/18-227]
  E.1.11 Feedback on Emoji Faces Proposal for Unicode v11 - Supporting Data (L2/17-245)  [Jiang, L2/18-258]

E.2 Proposal to encode: SYMBOL FOR TYPE A ELECTRONICS (replaces L2/18-058) [Burge, L2/18-184]
E.3 Proposal to properly support American style Dozenal notation [Silva, L2/18-190]
E.4 Proposal to incorporate the symbols of ISO/IEC 9995-7:2009 and its Amendment 1 and of ISO/IEC 9995-10:2013 into the UCS [SC35, L2/18-201]
E.5 Proposal to encode a full set of pieces for the game of shogi [Silva, Sasea, L2/18-170] 
E.6 On the encoding of tachograph symbols [Spix, L2/18-090] 

F. Miscellaneous


G. Close of Meeting


G.1 Thank our hosts