UTC Meeting 160
Redmond, WA July 23 - 26, 2019
Hosted by Microsoft
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Last updated: July 26, 2019

UTC Plenary Meeting:
    Tuesday, July 23             10:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Wednesday, July 24          9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Thursday, July 25             9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Friday, July 26                  9:30 am to 2:30 pm
L2 Plenary Meeting:
    Friday, July 26                  3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Scheduled Activities:

Agenda Person Day and Time (PST) Location
E.1 Emoji topics Davis, et al Tuesday, 2:00 pm  
E.2 Znamenny Musical Notation Andreev, et al Tuesday, 4:30 pm  
B.3 and B.4 IRG and CJK Lunde, Jenkins, et al Wednesday, 10:00 am  
E.1 Emoji topics Davis, et al Wednesday, 2:00 pm  
E.1 Emoji topics Davis, et al Thursday, 2:00 pm  
B.3 and B.4 IRG and CJK Lunde, Jenkins, et al Thursday, 3:00 pm  

Ad  Hoc Meetings:
Ad Hoc Subject Person Day and Time (PST) Location
E.1 Emoji Davis, Lunde, et al Tuesday, 12:45 to 2 pm  
C.2.1 Syriac additions Anderson, Pournader, et al Wednesday, 12:45 to 2 pm
B.13.1 Properties that appy to sequences Freytag, et al Thursday, 12:45 to 2 pm

Other meetings:

Meeting Person Day and Time (PST) Location
CLDR regular meeting   Wednesday, 8:00 to 9:30 am teleconference
EMG Davis, et al Friday, 12:45 to 2 pm  

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 [L2/19-269]
  Latest version of this document

A.5 Minutes and action items
  A.5.1 Approval of minutes
    A.5.1.1 Approve UTC meeting 159 minutes [L2/19-122]
  A.5.2  Action Items
    A.5.2.1 Review of open action items [L2/SD2]
    A.5.2.2 Recently closed action items [L2/19-271]

  Minutes posted at https://www.unicode.org/L2/meetings/utc-meetings.html

A.6 Calendar review
  UTC 161 October 7-10, 2019, host Apple, Annual Full Members Mtg
  UTC 162 January 13-16, 2020, host VMware, TBC
  UTC 163 April 28-May 1, 2020, host Adobe 
  UTC 164 July 27-30, 2020, host Microsoft
  UTC 165 October 6-9, 2020, host Apple, TBC 
  UTC 166 January 25-29, 2021, host TBD    

  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]

      B. Unicode liaison report from SC2 [Constable]      
Script Encoding Initiative Liaison report (to WG2) [Anderson]
      B. UTC Mongolian Liaison Report to SC2/WG2 [Moore, L2/19-210]
    B.1.1.3 IR's meeting report [Anderson, L2/19-267]
    B.1.1.4 Consent docket
[Anderson, et al, L2/19-250]
  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
      B. Recommendations from WG 2 meeting 68 [WG2, L2/19-247]
  B.1.3 Amendments/Ballots
    B.1.3.1 6th Edition
      B. Additional repertoire for ISO/IEC 10646: 2019 (6th ed) CD-3 [Suignard, L2/19-227]
      B. Disposition of comments on ISO/IEC CD.2 10646 6th edition [Suignard, L2/19-243]
  B.1.4 Ad Hoc reports
    B.1.4.1 SC2/WG2 Mongolian Ad Hoc Report [Moore, L2/19-229
  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, L2/19-198]

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 Ad Hoc on Collation [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 #52 [Lunde, L2/19-197]  
  B.3.3 Renaming the IRG [Jenkins, Lunde, L2/19-200]
  B.3.4 IRG Meeting #52 Recommendations and Action Items [IRG, L2/19-205]
  B.3.5 Editorial Report on Miscellaneous Issues (IRG#52) [CJK Editorial Group, L2/19-237]

  B.4.2 Urgently needed characters (UNCs)
    B.4.2.1 Proposal on 12 China’s UNCs for Science & Technology to URO+ [China NB, L2/19-202]
    B.4.2.2 Proposal on 12 China’s UNCs for Science & Technology to URO+ (WG2 5072R) [China NB,
    B.4.2.3 TCA’s UNC Proposal for WG2 submission [TCA, L2/19-244]
  B.4.3 U+891D ⿰⻂单 erratum? [Cook, L2/19-204
  B.4.4 Proposal to change the font for the CJK Radicals Supplement & Kangxi Radicals blocks [Lunde, L2/19-212R
  B.4.5 Proposal to change some cross-references in CJK Radicals Supplement [Chung, L2/19-214R]

  B.4.6 Comments on WG2-N5041 (WG2 N5074) [China NB, L2/19-226]
  B.4.7 Corrections to UCS6CD2 [Chen, L2/19-236]
  B.4.8 Disunification of 4 CJK characters (WG2 N5080) [TCA, L2/19-239]  
  B.4.9 Disunification of U+2F83B/U+5406 (WG2 N5081) [TCA, L2/19-240]
  B.4.10 Errata report for WG2 submission_TCA (WG2 N5083) [TCA, L2/19-241]
  B.4.11 20 questionable V4-Source characters in Ext. C and Ext. E and some other normalization suggestions [TCA, L2/19-242]
  B.4.12 CJK radical sun is a misnomer [Nelson, L2/19-266]
  B.4.13 Proposed horizontal extension [Jenkins, L2/19-280]
  B.4.14 Agenda for the 68th Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2 (items 10.4.2, 11.1.1, 11.1.2) [WG2/Suignard, L2/19-295]

  B.5.1 Liaison report [Suignard]

     B.5.1.1 Malayalam chillu LGR issues [Liang Hai]

  B.6.1 Liaison report [Moore]

B.7 UC Berkeley Department of Linguistics - Script Encoding Initiative
  B.7.1 Liaison report [Anderson, L2/19-285]]

  B.7.2 Indigenous language report [Cummings]

    B.8.1 Liaison report [Umaoka, Scherer]

B.9 Unicode Locales Project (CLDR)
   B.9.1 Liaison report [Davis, Edberg]

B.10 Public Review Issues
  B.10.1 Issue 395: Proposed Update UAX#15, Unicode Normalization Forms
    B.10.1.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/19-272]  
    B.10.1.2 Document for review
  B.10.2 Issue 396: Proposed Update UAX#29, Unicode Text Segmentation
    B.10.2.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/19-272]  
    B.10.2.2 Document for review 
 B.10.3 Issue 397: Proposed Draft UTR#54, Unicode Mongolian 12.1 Baseline
    B.10.3.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/19-272]  
    B.10.3.2 Document for review [Whistler, L2/19-211]
  B.10.4 Issue 398: Proposed Update UAX#44, Unicode Character Database
    B.10.4.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/19-272]  
    B.10.4.2 Document for review
  B.10.5 Issue 399: Proposed Update UAX #45, U-Source Ideographs
     B.10.3.1 Feedback      
       B. General feedback [L2/19-272]
     B.10.5.2 Document for review [Jenkins, et al]
   B.10.6 Issue 400: Proposed Update UAX #38, Unicode Han Database (Unihan)
     B.10.6.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/19-272]
       B. UAX#38 vs. UAX#42, and Unihan properties [Cook, L2/19-191]
       B. Proposal to deprecate three fields in the Unihan Database [Jenkins, L2/19-209]
       B. Unihan definitions error report [Mariani, L2/19-257]
       B. Proposed contents for kSpoofingVariants field [Jenkins, L2/19-282]   
     B.10.6.2 Document for review [Jenkins, et al]
   B.10.7 Other feedback
     B.10.7.1 General feedback [L2/19-272]

B.11 Unicode Technical Reports, Standards, and Standard Annexes
  B.11.1 Unicode Technical Standard #51, Unicode Emoji
    B.11.1.1 Working Draft for Proposed Update UTS#51, Unicode Emoji (html version) [Davis, Edberg, L2/19-203R2]
  B.11.2 Unicode Technical Standard #18, Unicode Regular Expressions
    B.11.2.1 Working Draft for Proposed Update UTS#18, Unicode Regular Expressions[Davis, Heninger, L2/19-249R]

  B.11.3 Unicode Standard Annex #14, Unicode Line Breaking
    B.11.3.1 Ellipsis in linebreak (142-A23) [Davis, L2/19-293]

     B.11.3.2 Apparent Sentence_Break miscategorizations (PRI #372) [Davis, L2/19-294]
     B.11.3.3 General feedback [L2/19-272]
  B.11.4 Unicode Technical Standard #39, Unicode Security Mechanisms
    B.11.4.1 Comments on public review issues [Davis, L2/19-124]

B.12 Editorial Committee/Unicode Standard
  B.12.1 Errata
  B.12.2 Editorial Committee report [Whistler]
B.13 Properties
  B.13.1 Properties that apply to sequences [Freytag, L2/19-262]
  B.13.2 String properties

    B.13.2.1 Supporting string properties in regular expressions [Bynens, L2/19-168]
   B.13.2.2 Comments on L2/18-337 - Broaden the scope of what Unicode calls “properties” [Saboff, L2/19-056]
     B. Response to L2/19-056 on broadening the scope of "properties" [Bynens, L2/19-235]

  B.13.3 Towards a better documentation of script exemplars [Pournader, L2/19-290]
  B.13.4 Making Emoji properties a part of the UCD for Unicode 13.0 [Whistler, L2/19-298]
  B.13.5 Proposal to define a space character as a group separator [Schneider, L2/19-112]

B.14 Ad hoc reports
  B.14.2 Emoji
    B.14.2.1 Emoji at UTC 160

  B.14.3 Syriac
    B.14.3.1 Syriac additions UTC 160

B.15 Other
  B.15.1 Review of Unicode 2018 Henri Sivonen docs [Scherer, L2/19-192]

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, L2/19-286]
C.3 Mongolian
  C.3.1 See B. and B.1.4.1
  C.3.2 Comments on Mongolian in UCS6CD2 (WG2 N5073) [China NB, L2/19-221]

    C.3.2.1 Preliminary analysis of L2/19-221 (WG2 N5073), China national body’s comments on Mongolian [Liang, L2/19-297]
C.4 Proposal to encode nine Tangut ideographs and six Tangut components [West, et al, L2/19-207]
C.5 Proposal to encode the Lisu monosyllabic scripts [China NB, L2/19-208]
C.6 Re propose the Oracle Bone encoding in 2020 (WG2 N5090) [TCA, L2/19-223]
C.7 Latin
  C.7.1 Komi Latin letters missing Unicode (WG2 N5101) [Rueter, L2/19-224]
    C.7.1.1 Supplementing L2/19-224 [Pentzlin, L2/19-261]
  C.7.2 Proposal for the addition of LATIN CAPITAL LETTER TURNED W [Everson, L2/19-213]

  C.7.3 Proposal to change the accepted character names for A7F5 and A7F6 [Urupin, L2/19-254]
  C.7.4 Proposal to correct LATIN SMALL LETTER TONE SIX (U+0185) [Zhong, L2/19-201]
     C.7.4.1 Proposal to change the representative glyphs for U+0184/U+0185 [Pentzlin, L2/19-256]
  C.7.5 Supplemental proposal on the Latin letter S with short stroke overlay [Pentzlin, L2/19-260]
   C.7.6 Proposal for the addition of four Latin characters [Everson, Lilley, L2/19-179]
  C.7.7 Proposal to add two characters for Middle Scots [Everson, L2/19-180]
C.8 Seal

  C.8.1 Proposal to encode Small Seal script (WG2 N5105) [TCA, China NB, L2/19-228]

  C.8.2 Report of Seal Script discussion in WG2 #68 (WG2 N5109) [Suzuki, L2/19-245]
  C.8.3 Logistical information on Small Seal meeting, Taipei, September 2019 (WG2 N5109) [TCA, L2/19-246]
C.9 Arabic
  C.9.1 Proposal to include Balti alphabet ARABIC LETTER GRAF [Shaikh, L2/19-252]
C.9.2 Proposal to encode fourteen Arabic honorifics [Pournader, Jibaly, L2/19-289R]
C.10 Revised draft for encoding an extended Egyptian Hieroglyph repertoire [Suignard, L2/19-220]
C.11 Bopomofo

  C.11.1 Proposal to add description for Bopomofo usage to four combining characters and to encode two Bopomofo tone marks [TCA, L2/19-222]
C.12 Hangul

  C.12.1Amended proposal to add six Hangul Jamo [Obayashi, L2/19-230R]
  C.12.2 Comments on L2/19-230R [Chung, L2/19-233]
  C.12.3 Oppose the L2/19-230R document of Hangul letters [Sim CheonHyeong, L2/19-234]
  C.12.4 Comments on L2/19-230R [Sim CheonHyeong, L2/19-248]
  C.12.5 Comments on L2/19-230R [Kim, L2/19-251]
  C.12.6 My idea about the comments [Obayashi, L2/19-253]
    C.12.6.1 Comments on L2/19-253 [Chung, L2/19-255]
C.13 Proposal to encode Balinese archaic jnya [Yang, et al, L2/19-259]

C.14 Addition of Luo Lakeside script [Ombewa, L2/19-268
C.15 Proposal to encode Proto-Cuneiform [Hawkins, L2/19-284]
C.16 Proposal to add a character used in printed Glagolitic works [Vukojević, L2/19-288]

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, L2/19-286]
D.2 Proposal to encode Western Cham [Hosken, L2/19-217R]
D.3 Proposal to improve alternative names in the Chakma block [Chakma, L2/19-218]
D.4 The baybayin “ra” its origins and a plea for its formal recognition [Brennan, L2/19-258]
D.5 Representation of conjuncts involving Ra in Dogra script [Shrinidhi, Shridatta, L2/19-263]
D.6 Proposal to encode the Abbreviation Sign for Takri [Shrinidhi, Shridatta, L2/19-264]
D.7 Introducing the Toto script  [Anderson, L2/19-278]
D.8 Feedback on Gurmukhi BINDI and TIPPI [Anderson, L2/19-283]

D.9 Proposal to encode ORIYA SIGN OVERLINE [Evans, L2/19-005R2]  

E. Symbols

E.1 Emoji
  E.1.1 Subcommittee report [ESC/Davis]
    E.1.1.1 Recommendations for Gendered Emoji ZWJ Sequences for Unicode 13.0, Phase 2 [ESC/Daniel, L2/19-231R]
    E.1.1.2 Right Hand Gesturing Right and Right Hand Gesturing Left (+ related ZWJ sequence to create Multi-Skintoned Handshake Emoji) for Unicode 14.0 [ESC/Daniel, L2/19-265
  E.1.2 ESC Recommendations for 2019Q3 UTC [ESC/Davis, L2/19-292R2]
  E.1.3 Emoji proposals
    E.1.3.1 Emoji proposal: DIAPER [Resudek, et al, L2/19-215]

    E.1.3.2 Proposal for Biting Lip emoji [Daniel, L2/19-219]
    E.1.3.3 Proposal for emoji: TROLL (WG2 N5058) [West, Everson, L2/19-232]
    E.1.3.4 Proposal to Define Emoji Variation Sequences for PLAYING CARD BLACK JOKER [Buff, L2/19-274]
    E.1.3.5 Alternate ZWJ sequences for women/men holding hands [Edberg, L2/19-275]
    E.1.3.6 Proposal for WHITE WINE emoji ZWJ sequence for RGI [Curry, L2/19-276]
    E.1.3.7 Proposal for Emoji: BLACK CAT [Sunne, L2/19-277]
    E.1.3.8 Proposal for Emoji: POLAR BEAR [Sunne, Riedel, L2/19-296]                      
  E.1.4 Emoji comments from SC2/WG2 [Moore, L2/19-273]
    E.1.4.1 ESC Response to WG2 Comments on Draft Emoji Candidates (L2/19-273) [ESC/Lunde, L2/19-279]
E.2 Proposal to Encode Znamenny Musical Notation in Unicode (Preliminary and Incomplete) [Andreev, et al, L2/19-053]
E.3 Comments on Persian Siyaq proposal L2/15-122 (WG2 N5064) [Sheykh, L2/19-206]
E.4 Preliminary proposal to encode a set of 30 Tamga symbols (WG2 N5092) [West, Zaytsev, L2/19-216]
E.5 Feedback on N5006 "For adding new symbols as counting rod numbers" (WG2 N5071) [Yang, L2/19-225]
E.6 Proposal to add additional characters into the Graphics for Legacy Computing block of the UCS [Li, L2/19-068R]

F. Miscellaneous


G. Close of Meeting


G.1 Thank our hosts