From: Rick McGowan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 07 2003 - 15:01:38 EDT
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 Unicode.org where the announcement below was
made. Details should be on the ICE web site, as listed below. (This is an
>From: Dean Snyder <email@example.com>
>To: Initiative for Cuneiform Encoding
>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
>We will track the progress of our proposal on the ICE website
><http://www.jhu.edu/ice/>, 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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