UTC Meeting 144
Redmond, WA July 27-31, 2015
Hosted by Microsoft

Meeting Logistical Information
Last updated: July 31, 2015

UTC Plenary Meeting:
    Monday, July 27        10:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Tuesday, July 28          9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Wednesday, July 29    9:30 am to 5:30 pm
day, July 30        10:00 am to 5:30 pm
    Friday, July 31            9:30 am to 3:00 pm

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

Unicode Members Meeting:
  Thursday, July 30         9:30 to 10:00 am

Call-in and Online Meeting Information: 
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Scheduled activities:

Agenda Item


Day and Time (PDT)

Call-in Information
C Everson topics Everson Tuesday, 9:30 am see above
E.1 Emoji Davis, Edberg, et al Tuesday-Thursday, 2 - 4 pm see above
C.3, E.2 Cyrillic Andreev, et al Tuesday, 4:15 pm see above
B.15 CJK
Lunde, Jenkins, et al
Thursday, 11 am
see above
B.14.5 Mongolian
Glass, et al
Thursday, 1:15 pm
see above
E.1.2, E.1.3 Emoji
Komatsu Thursday, 4 pm see above
C.11, D.9 Pandey Friday, 10 am see above
B.15.3 Hentaigana
Lunde, Jenkins
Friday, 10:30 am see above

Ad  Hoc Meetings:

Ad Hoc Subject Person Day and Time (PST) Location Call-in Information
B.12.1.1 SignWriting
Slevenski, et al
Tuesday, lunch
meeting room N/A
B.12.1.1 SignWriting Slevenski, et al Wednesday, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
meeting room

B.11.1 Flags Davis, Edberg, et al Wednesday, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm meeting room

B.11.1 Flags
Davis, Edberg, et al
Thursday, 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm meeting room

Other meetings:



Day and Time (PST)

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

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 [L2/15-186]
  Latest version of this document

A.5 Minutes and action items
  A.5.1 Approval of minutes
    A.5.1.1Review UTC Meeting 143 [L2/15-186]
  A.5.2  Action Items
    A.5.2.1 Review of open action items [L2/SD2]
    A.5.2.2 Recently closed action items [L2/15-188]

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

A.6 Calendar review
  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
  UTC 148 August 2-5, 2015, 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
    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.1.3.1 AMD2
    B.1.3.2 CD of the 5th Edition
      B. Suggested edits to the documentation of U+2060 WORD JOINER in ISO/IEC 10646 [Iancu, Whistler, L2/15-211]
  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, L2/15-157]

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 US/Unicode Activity Report for IRG 44 [Lunde, L2/15-154R]
  B.3.3 UTC/US Urgently Needed Characters [Lunde, L2/15-155]


  B.4.1 Liaison report [Ksar]

  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, L2/15-205]

  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 299: Representing Additional Types of Flags
    B.11.1.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-189]
      B. Region / Subdivision validity for flags [Emoji Subcom/Davis, L2/15-206]
      B. PRI 299 feedback and mailing list discussion [Edberg, L2/15-210]
    B.11.1.2 Background: Representing Additional Types of Flags (snapshot) [Emoji Subcom/Edberg, L2/15-190]
  B.11.2 Issue 300: Draft UTR #51, Unicode Emoji
    B.11.13.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-189]
    B.11.2.2 Proposed Update UTR #51, Unicode Emoji (snapshot; HTML version) [Davis, Edberg, L2/15-191]
  B.11.3 Issue 301: Feedback on Additional repertoire for Amendment 2 (DAM2) to ISO/IEC 10646:2014 (4th
    B.11.3.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-189]
      B. Review of Tangut repertoire in DAM ballot [West, L2/15-175]
    B.11.3.2 Document for review [Suignard, L2/15-124]
  B.11.4 Issue 302: Feedback on Draft additional repertoire for ISO/IEC 10646:2016 (5th edition)
    B.11.4.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/15-189]
    B.11.4.2 Document for review [Suignard, L2/15-171]
  B.11.5 Other feedback
    B.11.5.1 Other feedback [L2/15-189]

B.12 Unicode Technical Reports, Standards, and Standard Annexes
  B.12.1 UTS #10, Unicode Collation Algorithm  
    B.12.1.1 Addressing SignWriting Collation in DUCET [Whistler, L2/15-184]
      B. A Response to L2/15-184 "Addressing SignWriting Collation in DUCET" [Slevinski, L2/15-194]     
      B. Addressing SignWriting Collation in DUCET -- Rejoinder to L2/15-194 [Whistler, L2/15-202]
    B.12.2 UTR #25, Unicode Support for Mathematics [Iancu, L2/15-215]  
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 The Lari Symbol: Implementation Principles and Supplementary Manual [NBG, Shermazanashvili, L2/15-168]  
  B.13.4 Unicode 9.0
    B.13.4.1 Plan for obsoleting StandardizedVariants.html in Unicode 9.0 [Whistler, L2/15-159]
    B.13.4.2 Cherokee fonts used for code charts and in the core spec [Lunde, L2/15-214]  

B.14 Properties
  B.14.1 Script property of A8F1 COMBINING DEVANAGARI SIGN AVAGRAHA [Sharma, L2/15-162]
  B.14.2 Numeric properties for 218A/B [Davis, L2/15-165]
  B.14.3 Word Break Suppressor [Wordingham, L2/15-192]
  B.14.4 Candidate characters for Grapheme_Cluster_Break=Prepend [Pournader, L2/15-183R]
  B.14.5 U+202F NNBSP Impact on Mongolian Options [Ishida, L2/15-212]

B.15 CJK
  B.15.1 Unihan Property Status Report (Unicode 8.0) [Cook, L2/15-167]

  B.15.2 Proposal to Add the Palladius Transcription to the Unihan Database [Andreev, L2/15-170]

  B.15.3 Request for Comments on HENTAIGANA proposal (WG2 N4670; with repertoire attached) [Japan NB/Orita, L2/15-193]
  B.15.4 Proposal to add 110 ideographs to UAX #45 [Fan,  L2/15-177]

B.16 Other

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, L2/15-204]
C.3 Cyrillic
  C.3.1 Proposal to Change Annotations on Some Cyrillic Characters [Andreev, L2/15-014]
    C.3.1.1 Suggested Responses to Suggestions re Cyrillic in L2/15-014 [Whistler, L2/15-182]
  C.3.2 Addition of two letters from Montenegrin language, CYRILLIC script [Montenegro, L2/15-169]
C.4 Proposal for the addition of three Old Italic characters (WG2 N4669) [Everson, L2/15-181]

C.5 Syriac for Garshuni Malayalam
  C.5.1 Proposal to encode Syriac letters for Garshuni Malayalam [Pandey, L2/15-156]

  C.5.2 Feedback on the alphabetization of the Syriac letters for Garshuni (Suryani) Malayalam [Perczel, L2/15-166]

C.6 Arabic

  C.6.1 Proposal to encode one Arabic honorific [Shaikh, L2/15-087]

C.7 Hebrew
  C.7.1 Typographic concerns and the Hebrew Nomina Sacra [Shoulson, 

C.8 Preliminary proposal for encoding the Medefaidrin (Oberi Okaime) script [Rovenchak, et al, L2/15-117R2]

C.9 Preliminary proposal for encoding the Mandombe script [Rovenchak, et al, L2/15-118R]


C.11 Siyaq

  C.11.1 Proposal to Encode the SIYAQ NUMBER MARK for Arabic [Pandey, L2/15-074] 

  C.11.2 Proposal to encode Indic Siyaq numbers (revised) [Pandey, L2/15-121R]

  C.11.3 Proposal to Encode Ottoman Siyaq Numbers [Pandey, L2/15-072]
C.12 Preliminary proposal to encode the Eebee Hmong script [Everson, L2/15-180]
C.13 SignWriting Issues [

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, L2/15-204]
D.2 Tamil
  D.2.1 Tamil fractions
    D.2.1.1 Encoding of Tamil fractions and special symbols in Tamil block and a new Tamil Supplement block [India, MIT/Jain, L2/15-176]
    D.2.1.2 Recommendations on Tamil Fractions and special symbols in Unicode - Postponement of decision [Ramachandran, L2/15-185]
D.3 Vedic
  D.3.1  Proposal to encode 1CF7 VEDIC SIGN ATIKRAMA [Sharma, L2/15-160]
  D.3.2 Updates to Devanagari Sama Vedic informative aliases [Sharma, L2/15-164]
    D.3.2.1 Feedback on “Updates to Devanagari Sama Vedic informative aliases” [Scharf, L2/15-203]
D.4 Kannada
  D.4.1 Proposal to encode Kannada Sign Spacing Candrabindu [Rajan, L2/14-153]
    D.4.1.1 Attestations for Sama Vedic usage of 0C80 KANNADA SIGN SPACING CANDRABINDU [Sharma, L2/15-158]
D.5 Telegu
  D.5.1 Need for representing often used Telugu symbols [Anilkumar, L2/15-082]
D.6 Bengali
  D.6.1 Proposal to encode 09CF BENGALI LETTER VEDIC ANUSVARA [Sharma, L2/15-161]
  D.6.2 Proposal to encode an abbreviation sign for Bengali [Srinidhi, L2/15-172]
D.7 Devanagari
  D.7.1 Concerning A8E6 COMBINING DEVANAGARI DIGIT SIX [Sharma, L2/15-163]
  D.7.2 Proposal to encode A8FE DEVANAGARI SIGN SPACING ANUSVARA [Sharma, L2/15-178]
D.8 Malayalam
  D.8.1 Request to change the representative glyph of MALAYALAM VOWEL SIGN VOCALIC RR [Srinidhi, L2/15-174]
D.9 Proposal to Encode the Old Makassarese Script (supercedes L2/15-100) [Pandey, L2/15-179]
D.10 Preliminary proposal to encode the Dogra script [Pandey, L2/15-213]

E. Symbols

E.1 Emoji
  E.1.1 Emoji Additions Tranche 6: More Popular Requests and Gap Filling [Emoji SC, L2/15-195R2]
  E.1.2 Proposal to add more sports-related emoji characters (revised) [Komatsu, L2/15-196R2]
  E.1.3 Preliminary proposal to add emoji characters for food allergens [Komatsu, L2/15-197R]
  E.1.4 Variation sequences for remaining default-text emoji [Emoji SC, L2/15-198]
  E.1.5 Proposed annotation additions for Unicode 9.0 [Emoji SC, L2/15-199R]
  E.1.6 Additional sequences using ZWJ [Emoji SC, L2/15-200
  E.1.7 Allow emoji modifiers for 2 existing and 1 proposed character(s) [Emoji SC, L2/15-201]
  E.1.8 Customized Emoji [Emoji SC/Davis, L2/15-207]
  E.1.9 Hieroglyphs as emoji? [Emoji SC/Davis, L2/15-208]
    E.1.9.1 Egyptian hieroglyphs spreadsheet (PDF snapshot) [Emoji SC/Davis, L2/15-209]
  E.1.10 Directional characters
  E.1.11 EmojiData.txt typo
E.2 Proposal to encode some additional symbols used in Church Slavonic Text [Andreev, L2/15-173R]

F. Miscellaneous


G. Close of Meeting

G.1 Thank our hosts