UTC Meeting 161
Sunnyvale, CA October 7 - 10, 2019
Hosted by Apple
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Last updated: October 10, 2019

UTC Plenary Meeting:
    Monday, October 7         10:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Tuesday, October 8         9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Wednesday, October 9    10:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Thursday, October 10      9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Annual Members Meeting:
    Wednesday, October 9    9:30 am to 10:30 am

L2 Plenary Meeting:

    Thursday, October 10     3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Scheduled Activities:

Agenda Person Day and Time (PST) Location
E.1 Emoji topics Davis, et al Monday, 2:00 pm  
B.13.1 Identifier properties Freytag Monday, 3:00 pm  
D.3.1 Malayalam Liang Hai Monday, 3:30 pm  
B.3, B.4 IRG and CJK Lunde, Jenkins, et al Tuesday, 9:30 am  
E.1 Emoji topics Davis, et al Tuesday, 2:00 pm  
B.10.2 UAX#29, B.10.11 UAX #14 Davis, Cornelius Tuesday, 3:00 pm  
B.4.2 Gongche Wang Tuesday, 4:30 pm  
B.13.1 Identifier properties Freytag Wednesday, 10:30 am  
E.1 Emoji topics Davis, et al Wednesday, 2:00 pm  
B.10.9 UTS #18 Davis, et al Wednesday, 3:00 pm  
B.3, B.4 IRG and CJK Lunde, Jenkins, et al Thursday, 9:30 am  

Ad  Hoc Meetings:
Ad Hoc Subject Person Day and Time (PST) Location
E.1 Emoji Davis, Lunde, et al Monday, 12:45 to 2 pm  
C.7 Egyptian Hieroglyphs Anderson, et al Monday, 12:45 to 2 pm
D.5 Gurmukhi Anderson, et al Tuesday, 12:45 to 2 pm
C.5 Seal script Cook, et al Wednesday, 12:45 to 2 pm  
C.3 Mongolian Liang, et al Thursday, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm  
B.10.9 UTS #18 Davis, et al Thursday, 11:30 am to 12:30 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 [L2/19-322]
  Latest version of this document

A.5 Minutes and action items
  A.5.1 Approval of minutes
    A.5.1.1 Approve UTC meeting 160 minutes [L2/19-270]
  A.5.2  Action Items
    A.5.2.1 Review of open action items [L2/SD2]
    A.5.2.2 Recently closed action items [L2/19-324]

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

A.6 Calendar review
  UTC 162 January 13-16, 2020, host TBD
  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, Annual Full Members Mtg,  
  UTC 166 January 19-22, 2021, host Google
  UTC 167 April 26-30, 2021, host Adobe

 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.1.1.3 IR's meeting report [Anderson]
    B.1.1.4 Consent docket
[Anderson, et al]
  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.1.5 Review pipeline characters to ensure all new characters are in ballot comments or a separate document [Whistler]
  B.1.6 Review of ballot comments [Anderson]

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 Proposal to clarify radical assignments in IRG working sets and other submissions [Lunde, et al, L2/19-300R]  
  B.3.3 US/Unicode Activity Report for IRG #53 [Lunde, L2/19-347]

  B.4.1 Proposed horizontal extension [Jenkins, L2/19-280]
  B.4.2 On encoding policy of Gongche notations and upcoming para-ideographs [Wang, L2/19-346]

  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, L2/19-344]]

  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 [L2/19-325]  
    B.10.1.2 Document for review [Whistler, L2/19-360]
  B.10.2 Issue 396: Proposed Update UAX#29, Unicode Text Segmentation
    B.10.2.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/19-325]  
    B.10.2.2 Document for review [Davis, Chapman, L2/19-359
 B.10.3 Issue 398: Proposed Update UAX#44, Unicode Character Database
    B.10.3.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/19-325]  
    B.10.3.2 Document for review [Whistler, L2/19-358]
  B.10.4 Issue 399: Proposed Update UAX #45, U-Source Ideographs
    B.10.4.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/19-325]
      B. Proposal to add 96 place names used ideographs to UAX #45 [Wang, L2/19-308R]
        B. Regarding Proposed Additions to UAX #45 [Jenkins, L2/19-309]
    B.10.4.2 Document for review (new working draft)  [Jenkins, et al, L2/19-357]  
  B.10.5 Issue 400: Proposed Update UAX #38, Unicode Han Database (Unihan)
     B.10.5.1 Feedback      
       B. General feedback [L2/19-325]
       B. Unihan kIRG sources modifications applied to Unicode 13.0 and ISO/IEC 10646 6th ed [Suignard, Lunde, L2/19-301]
       B. Additional Unihan kIRG sources modifications applied to Unicode 13.0 and ISO/IEC 10646 6th edition [Suignard, Lunde, L2/19-302]
       B. Unihan kJapaneseKun & kJapaneseOn Error Report [Mariani, L2/19-321]
       B. Issues with kSpoofingVariant data [Nelson, L2/19-328]
       B. Comments on proposed kMandarin changes per 3 UTC actions & documents [Edberg, L2/19-341R]
          B. Comments on L2/19-341 [Chung, L2/19-361]
       B. Proposal to change some kMandarin values to follow 通用规范汉字表 [Chung, L2/19-362]
       B. Proposal to define new Unihan Database property: kUnihanCore2020 [Lunde, L2/18-279R]
     B.10.5.2 Document for review [Jenkins, et al, L2/19-356]
   B.10.6 Issue 401: Proposed Update UAX #24, Unicode Script Property
     B.10.6.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/19-325]
     B.10.6.2 Document for review [Whistler, L2/19-355]
   B.10.7 Issue 402: Proposed Update UAX #50, Unicode Vertical Text Layout
     B.10.7.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/19-325]
     B.10.7.2 Document for review [Lunde, L2/19-354]   
   B.10.8 Issue 403: Proposed Update UAX #41, Common References for Unicode Standard Annexes
     B.10.8.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/19-325]
     B.10.8.2 Document for review [Iancu, McGowan, L2/19-353]
   B.10.9 Issue 404: Proposed Update UTS #18, Unicode Regular Expressions
     B.10.9.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/19-325]
       B. Feedback on Proposed Update UTS #18 [Scherer, L2/19-364R]
     B.10.9.2 Document for review [Davis, L2/19-352
   B.10.10 Issue 405: Proposed Update UTS #51, Unicode Emoji
     B.10.10.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/19-325]
     B.10.10.2 Document for review [Davis, Edberg, L2/19-351]
    B.10.11 Issue 406: Proposed Update UAX #14, Unicode Line Breaking Algorithm
     B.10.11.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/19-325]
       B. Proposal to update some statements about space characters in Unicode Standard Annex #14: Unicode Line Breaking Algorithm [Schneider,  L2/19-317]
     B.10.11.2 Document for review [Davis, L2/19-350]      
   B.10.12 Issue 407: Proposed Update UAX #31, Unicode Identifier and Pattern Syntax
     B.10.12.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/19-325]
     B.10.12.2 Document for review [Davis, Chapman, L2/19-349]
   B.10.13 Other feedback
     B.10.13.1 General feedback [L2/19-325]

B.11 Unicode Technical Reports, Standards, and Standard Annexes
  B.11.1 UTS #10, Unicode Collation

B.12 Editorial Committee/Unicode Standard
  B.12.1 Errata
  B.12.2 Editorial Committee report [Whistler]

  B.12.3 Core spec changes for 2018 Henri Sivonen docs [Scherer, L2/19-367]
  B.12.4 Authorize Unicode 13.0 beta [Whistler]

B.13 Properties
  B.13.1 Proposal to Adjust Identifier Properties [Freytag, et al, L2/19-329R]

B.14 Ad hoc reports
  B.14.1 Egyptian Hieroglyphs
    B.14.1.1 Ad Hoc report on Egyptian Hieroglyphs (Oct. 7 2019) [Anderson, L2/19-366]
  B.14.2 Emoji
    B.14.2.1 Emoji at UTC 161

  B.14.3 Gurmukhi
    B.14.3.1 UTC 161 Gurmukhi Ad Hoc Report
  B.14.4 Mongolian
     B.14.4.1 UTC 161 Mongolian Ad Hoc report
  B.14.5 Seal Script
    B.14.5.1 UTC 161 Seal Script Ad Hoc Report

B.15 Other

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, L2/19-343]
C.3 Mongolian

  C.3.1 Text representation and shaping of Mongolian [Liang, L2/19-368]
C.4 Latin
  C.4.1 Proposal to add two characters for Middle Scots [Everson, L2/19-180R]
  C.4.2 Supplemental proposal on the Latin letter S with short stroke overlay [Pentzlin, L2/19-260]
  C.4.3 Proposal to encode Latin letters for the Komi Latin alphabet (supplementing L2/19- 224) [Pentzlin, L2/19-261]
C.5 Seal
  C.5.1 Proposal to encode Small Seal script (WG2 N5105) [TCA, China NB, L2/19-228]

  C.5.2 Report of Seal Script discussion in WG2 #68 (WG2 N5109) [Suzuki, L2/19-245]
C.6 Arabic
  C.6.1 Arabic additions for Quranic orthographies [Pournader, Anderson, L2/19-306]
C.6.2 Proposal to encode an Arabic qaf with dot below [van Putten, Pournader, L2/19-313]
  C.6.3 Proposal to encode two more Arabic honorifics [Pournader, Jibaly, L2/19-319]
  C.6.4 Proposal to add four new Arabic characters for Balochi language [Rehan, L2/19-320]
  C.6.5 Proposal to encode Bosnian Arabic characters [Jacquerye, L2/19-339]
  C.6.6 Proposal to encode Javanese and Sundanese Arabic characters [Jacquerye, L2/19-340]  
C.7 Egyptian Hieroglyphs

  C.7.1 Revised draft for encoding an extended Egyptian Hieroglyph repertoire [Suignard, L2/19-220]
  C.7.2 Agenda for meeting on Egyptian Hieroglyphs [Anderson, L2/19-314]
  C.7.3 Meeting report on Egyptian Hieroglyphs [Suignard, L2/19-315]

  C.7.4 A note on OpenType implementation of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic text [Nederhof, L2/19-331]
  C.7.5 Summary of meeting report on Egyptian Hieroglyphs by Michel Suignard (L2/19-315) and additional comments [Anderson, L2/19-342]
C.8 Revisiting the Encoding of Proto­Sinaitic in Unicode [Pandey, L2/19-299]
C.9 Proposal for encoding the Toto script [Anderson, L2/19-330]
C.10 Proposal to encode the Northern Palaeohispanic script [Ferrer i Jané, et al, L2/19-332]
C.11 Proposal to encode the Southern Palaeohispanic script [Ferrer i Jané, et al, L2/19-333]
C.12 Expanding the “Syriac Supplement” U+0860 Block for historical glyphs and marks [Kiraz, et al, L2/19-338]

C.13 Revised proposal to add a character used in printed Glagolitic works to the UCS [Vukojević, L2/19-288R]
C.14 Manichaean error report (contained in Public Review doc L2/19-272) [Anderson, et al, L2/19-343]
C.15 Proposal to encode Western Cham in the UCS [Hosken, L2/19-217R2]

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 two Balinese punctuation marks [Yang, Perdana, L2/19-318]
D.3 Malayalam
   D.3.1 Alternative encodings for Malayalam “nta” [Liang, L2/19-345]
  D.3.2 Response to L2/19-345: Alternative encodings for Malayalam “nta” [Cibu, L2/19-348]
D.4 Comments on Tibetan DOUBLE SHAY (response to Error report by D. Corbett) [West, et al, L2/19-337]

D.5 Gurmukhi

D.6 Representation of conjuncts involving Ra in Dogra script [Srinidi, Sridatta, L2/19-263]
D.7 Proposal to encode the Abbreviation Sign for Takri [Srinidi, Sridatta, L2/19-264]  
D.8 Saurashtra error report (contained in Public Review doc L2/19-272) [Anderson, et al, L2/19-343]
D.9 Structuring Tai Tham Unicode [Hosken, L2/19-365]

E. Symbols

E.1 Emoji
  E.1.1 Subcommittee report [ESC/Davis]
    E.1.1.1 ESC Recommendations for 2019Q4 UTC [ESC/Davis, L2/19-363]
    E.1.1.2 Dot releases after Emoji 13 to add additional ZWJ sequences
  E.1.2 Emoji proposals
    E.1.2.1 Face with X Eyes Emoji Proposal for Unicode 14.0 [ESC/Daniel, L2/19-303]

    E.1.2.2 Face With Open Eyes and Hand Over Mouth Emoji Proposal for Unicode 14.0 [ESC/Daniel, L2/19-304]
    E.1.2.3 Proposal for SUBMARINE Emoji [Benenson, Agah, L2/19-304]
    E.1.2.4 Proposal for Emoji: CROW; RAVEN [Stinhour, L2/19-307]
    E.1.2.5 Mirror Ball Emoji Proposal [Emojination/Simone, Schear, L2/19-310]
    E.1.2.6 Proposal for Emoji: Bubbles [Peters, L2/19-311]
    E.1.2.7 Proposal for Emoji: CHAINSAW [Kappa, L2/19-312]
    E.1.2.8 Low battery emoji proposal for Unicode 14.0 [Daniel, L2/19-316]
    E.1.2.9 Raised little finger emoji proposal [Daniel, L2/19-326]
    E.1.2.10 Hand with index finger and thumb crossed emoji proposal [Daniel, L2/19-327]
    E.1.2.11 Proposal for Emoji: River [Krenek, L2/19-334]
    E.1.2.12 Proposal for Emoji: Vulture [Alvaro Florez Estrada Public School, et al, L2/19-335]
    E.1.2.13 Person, Woman, and Man feeding baby emojis for Unicode 13.0 [Daniel, L2/19-336R]

  E.1.3 Emoji comments from SC2/WG2 [Moore]

    E.1.3.1 Communications with SC2/WG2 regarding new emoji encoding
  E.1.4 Additional RGI emoji ZWJ sequences for women/men holding hands [Edberg, Holbrook, L2/19-275R2]
E.2 Currency signs missing in Unicode [Silva, L2/19-291]

E.3 Proposal to add additional characters into the Graphics for Legacy Computing [Li, L2/19-068R2]

F. Miscellaneous


G. Close of Meeting


G.1 Thank our hosts