ICE Conference, June 5-7 2003

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Date: Wed May 07 2003 - 15:01:38 EDT

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    Just in case there are any people out there who are interested in
    Cuneiform, or have colleagues who are interested. There is a cuneiform
    discussion list hosted at where the announcement below was
    made. Details should be on the ICE web site, as listed below. (This is an


    >From: Dean Snyder <>
    >To: Initiative for Cuneiform Encoding
    >Subject: ICE2
    >Date: Tue, 06 May 2003 12:43:38 -0400
    >We have scheduled the second Initiative for Cuneiform Encoding Conference
    >(ICE2) at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, for
    >Thursday, Friday, and Saturday morning, June 5-7, 2003.
    >The main goal for this conference is to make final decisions on certain
    >methodological issues pertaining to our proposal to encode the Sumero-
    >Akkadian cuneiform script system in Unicode. We will also select a new
    >working group to actually generate the proposal.
    >The decisions we make at ICE2 will guide our work on the encoding
    >proposal we intend to formally present at the Unicode Technical Committee
    >Meeting, hosted by the Digital Hammurabi Project at Johns Hopkins in
    >November, 2003.
    >We will track the progress of our proposal on the ICE website
    ><>, and discussions on specific issues will
    > take place publicly on this email list.
    >All interested and qualified parties are encouraged to participate in
    >both the ICE2 conference and the email discussions on this list.

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