UTC Meeting 162
Mountain View, CA January 13 - 16, 2020
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Last updated: January 16, 2020

UTC Plenary Meeting:
    Monday, January 13             10:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Tuesday, January 14             9:30 am to 5:00 pm
    Wednesday, January 15        9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Thursday, January 16           9:30 am to 3:30 pm
L2 Plenary Meeting:
    Thursday, January 16           10:30 am to 11:00 am

Scheduled Activities:

Agenda Person Day and Time (PST) Location
E.1 Emoji topics Lunde, et al Monday, 2:00 pm  
B.3 and B.4 IRG and CJK Lunde, Jenkins, et al Monday, 3:00 pm  
B10 UTS #51 and UTS #18 Davis, Edberg, et al Tuesday, 9:30 pm  
E.1 Emoji topics Daniels, et al Tuesday, 2:00 pm  
B.4 CJK Lunde, Jenkins, et al Tuesday, 3:00 pm  

Ad  Hoc Meetings:
Ad Hoc Subject Person Day and Time (PST) Location
E.1 Emoji Lunde, et al Monday, 12:45 to 2 pm  
E.1 Emoji Daniels, et al Tuesday, 12:45 to 2 pm  
C.3 Mongolian Moore, Liang, et al Tuesday, 12:45 to 1:30 pm  
D.3 Brahmi Anderson, et al Tuesday, 1:30 to 2 pm  
E.1 Emoji Daniels, et al Wednesday, 12:45 to 2 pm  
C.8 Old Uyghur Anderson, et al Wednesday, 12:45 to 2 pm
B.10.9 UTS #18 Davis, Scherer, et al Thursday, 12:45 to 2 pm  
C.3 Mongolian Moore, Liang, 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

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 [L2/20-014]
  Latest version of this document

A.5 Minutes and action items
  A.5.1 Approval of minutes
    A.5.1.1 Approve UTC meeting 161 minutes [L2/19-323]
  A.5.2  Action Items
    A.5.2.1 Review of open action items [L2/SD2]
    A.5.2.2 Recently closed action items [L2/20-016]

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

A.6 Calendar review
  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
  UTC 16 July 27-30, 2021, 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 [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.1.3 Amendments/Ballots
    B.1.3.1 6th Edition
  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 [Stiller, L2/19-404]  
  B.3.2 IRG Meeting #53 Recommendations and Action Items [IRG, L2/19-373]  

  B.4.1 Han Character Subset for Maximal Starting Repertoire - MSR-4 (MSR-4-Han) (~10MB) [Freytag, L2/19-369]
  B.4.2 Unihan: Publish single-property files [Scherer, L2/19-385]
  B.4.3 Proposal to change the code chart font for 21 blocks in Unicode Version 14.0 [Lunde, L2/19-386]
  B.4.4 Issues in "IICore Radical-Stroke Chart" (IICoreRSIndex.pdf) [MarianiL2/19-387]
  B.4.5 New Unihan Database property: kUnihanCore2020 [Lunde, L2/19-388]
  B.4.6 Proposal for new provisional Unihan Database property: kStrange (stand-alone data file here) [Lunde, L2/19-394]
  B.4.7 Request for reversion of the glyph for T2-6D4B at U+5DD5 [Chung, L2/20-020]

  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, L2/20-045]

  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, Loomis, L2/20-053]

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 [L2/20-017]  
    B.10.1.2 Document for review [Whistler, L2/20-022]
  B.10.2 Issue 396: Proposed Update UAX#29, Unicode Text Segmentation
    B.10.2.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/20-017]  
    B.10.2.2 Document for review [Davis, Chapman, L2/20-024
 B.10.3 Issue 398: Proposed Update UAX#44, Unicode Character Database
    B.10.3.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/20-017]  
    B.10.3.2 Document for review [Whistler, Iancu, L2/20-029]
  B.10.4 Issue 399: Proposed Update UAX #45, U-Source Ideographs
    B.10.4.1 Feedback
      B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
    B.10.4.2 Document for review [Jenkins, et al, L2/20-030]  
  B.10.5 Issue 400: Proposed Update UAX #38, Unicode Han Database (Unihan)
     B.10.5.1 Feedback      
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
        B. Proposed Changes to kMandarin Field [Jenkins,L2/20-036]  
     B.10.5.2 Document for review [Jenkins, et al, L2/20-026]
   B.10.6 Issue 401: Proposed Update UAX #24, Unicode Script Property
     B.10.6.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
     B.10.6.2 Document for review [Whistler, L2/20-023]
   B.10.7 Issue 402: Proposed Update UAX #50, Unicode Vertical Text Layout
     B.10.7.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
     B.10.7.2 Document for review [Lunde, L2/20-031]   
   B.10.8 Issue 403: Proposed Update UAX #41, Common References for Unicode Standard Annexes
     B.10.8.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
     B.10.8.2 Document for review [Iancu, McGowan, L2/20-027]
   B.10.9 Issue 404: Proposed Update UTS #18, Unicode Regular Expressions
     B.10.9.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
       B. Feedback on Proposed Update UTS #18 [Scherer, L2/19-364R]
        B. Response to feedback on Proposed Update UTS #18 [Davis, L2/20-051R]
     B.10.9.2 Document for review [Davis, L2/20-032
   B.10.10 Issue 405: Proposed Update UTS #51, Unicode Emoji
     B.10.10.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
        B. Response to feedback on UTS51 [Davis, Edberg, L2/20-050]
     B.10.10.2 Document for review [Davis, Edberg, L2/20-035]
   B.10.11 Issue 406: Proposed Update UAX #14, Unicode Line Breaking Algorithm
     B.10.11.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
       B. Proposal to make material changes to UAX #14 [Schneider, L2/20-005]
       B. Proposal suggesting formal edits to UAX #14 [Schneider, L2/20-006]
     B.10.11.2 Document for review [Davis]      
   B.10.12 Issue 407: Proposed Update UAX #31, Unicode Identifier and Pattern Syntax
     B.10.12.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
     B.10.12.2 Document for review [Davis, L2/20-025]
   B.10.13 Issue 408: QID Emoji
     B.10.13.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
     B.10.13.2 Document for review [Davis]
   B.10.14 Issue 409: Proposed Update UTS #10, Unicode Collation Algorithm
     B.10.14.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
     B.10.14.2 Document for review [Scherer, L2/20-033]
   B.10.15 Issue 410: Proposed Update UAX #11, East Asian Width
     B.10.15.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
     B.10.15.2 Document for review [Lunde, L2/20-021]
   B.10.16 Issue 411: Proposed Update UTS #39, Unicode Security Mechanisms
     B.10.16.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
       B. Proposal to merge three Identifier_Types in UTS #39 [Pournader, L2/20-054]
     B.10.16.2 Document for review [Davis, Suignard, L2/20-034]
   B.10.17 Issue 412: Unicode 13.0.0 Beta
     B.10.17.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
       B. Proposal to extend support for abbreviations [Schneider, L2/20-007]
       B. Proposal to synchronize the core specification [Schneider, L2/20-008]
       B. Proposal to adapt TUS to extended support for abbreviations [Schneider, L2/20-009]
       B. Proposal to make focused changes to the code charts text [Schneider, L2/20-010]
       B. Proposal to synchronize two glyphs in the core specification [Schneider, L2/20-011]
       B. Proposal to synchronize seven glyphs in the code charts [Schneider, L2/20-012]
     B.10.17.2 Document for review [Whistler]
   B.10.18 Issue 413: Proposed Update UAX #42, Unicode Character Database
     B.10.18.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
     B.10.18.2 Document for review [Muller, L2/20-028]
   B.10.19 Issue 414: Draft UTR #54, Unicode Mongolian 12.1 Baseline
     B.10.19.1 Feedback
       B. General feedback [L2/20-017]
     B.10.19.2 Document for review [Whistler, L2/19-397]
   B.10.20 Other feedback
     B.10.20.1 General feedback [L2/20-017]
     B.10.20.2 Proposal to ensure maximum visibility of changes to UAXes [Schneider, L2/20-013]

B.11 Unicode Technical Reports, Standards, and Standard Annexes

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

  B.12.3 Approve release of  Unicode 13.0 [Whistler]
  B.12.4 Chapter 2: Remove comparison of the advantages of UTFs [Scherer, L2/19-376]

B.13 Properties
  B.13.1 Names for composition exclusion sequences [Freytag, et al, L2/19-372]

    B.13.1.1 Proposed sequences for composition exclusions [Pournader, L2/20-055]
  B.13.2 Proposal for changing the composition-exclusions of Bangla characters (Bengali) [Rashid, L2/20-002]
  B.13.3 Data file format issues [Davis, L2/19-374] 
  B.13.4 Changes to Identifier_Type of some Unicode 13.0 characters [Pournader, L2/20-052]

B.14 Ad Hoc Reports
  B.14.1 Old Uyghur

    B.14.1.1 UTC 162 Old Uyghur ad hoc report
  B.14.2 Emoji
    B.14.2.1 UTC 162 Emoji ad hoc report

  B.14.3 Mongolian
     B.14.3.1 UTC 162 Mongolian Ad Hoc report
     B.14.3.2 Proposal to add Mongolian free variation selector four [Liang, L2/20-057]
  B.14.4 UTS #18 Regex
     B.14.4.1 UTC 162 UTS #18 Ad Hoc report [Scherer, L2/20-056]

B.15 Other
  B.15.1 MathML 

C. Scripts  

C.1 WG2-related
  C.1.1 Review of script documents requested by WG2

  C.1.2 Overall process with WG2
C.2 Review of UTC script proposals
  C.2.1 Script Ad Hoc recommendations to the UTC [Anderson, et al, L2/20-046
C.3 Mongolian

  C.3.1 Text representation and shaping of Mongolian [Liang]
C.4 Latin
  C.4.1 Unicode request for VoQS support [Miller, Ball, L2/20-038]
  C.4.2 Unicode request for extIPA support [Miller, Ball, L2/20-039]
C.5 Arabic
  C.5.1 Comments about “Arabic additions for Quranic orthographies” proposition [Lazrek, L2/19-393]
 C.5.2 Comments on L2/19-306 Arabic additions for Quranic orthographies [Haralambous, L2/20-041]
  C.5.3 Proposal to encode yet another two Arabic honorifics [Pournader, et al, L2/20-042]
C.6 Japanese Kana
  C.6.1 Proposal to encode missing Japanese kana [Gross, L2/19-381]
  C.6.2 Proposal to encode a kana character for transcription of late middle Japanese [Zapryagaev, L2/19-382]
C.7Additional Tangut glyph corrections (WG2 N5126) [West, Zaytsev, L2/19-403]

C.8 Revised proposal to encode Old Uyghur (replaces L2/19-016) [Pandey, L2/20-003]
C.9 Proposal to encode COMBINING DOT BELOW LEFT for Syriac [Yang, L2/20-019]
C.10 Paleohispanic scripts
  C.10.1 Proposal to encode the Northern Palaeohispanic script [Ferrer i Jané, et al, L2/20-047]
  C.10.2 Proposal to encode the Southern Palaeohispanic script [Ferrer i Jané, et al, L2/20-048]
C.11 Mandaic

  C.11.1 The Non-Joining U+0856 in the Mandaic Unicode Standard [Al-Sabti, L2/20-043]
  C.11.2 The Non-Joining U+0858 in the Mandaic Unicode Standard [Al-Sabti, L2/20-044]
  C.11.3 Mandaic KAD [Al-Sabti, L2/20-049]
C.12 Western Cham
  C.12.1 Proposal to encode Western Cham [Hosken, L2/19-217R3]
    C.12.1.1 Response to proposal to encode Western Cham in the UCS [Pérez Pereiro, et al, L2/20-018]
C.13 Unicode request: Dania (Danish dialectological) symbols [Peters, L2/20-040]

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, L2/20-046]
D.2 Proposal to Encode Telugu Sign Nukta [Rajan, et al, L2/19-401]

  D.2.1  Additional evidence for the use of Nukta sign in Telugu [Srinidhi, Sridatta, L2/19-405]
D.3 Proposal to Encode 6 Characters in the Brahmi Block [Rajan, Sharma, L2/19-402]

  D.3.1 Comments on L2/19-402 Proposal to Encode 6 Characters in the Brahmi Block [Glass, L2/20-037]
D.4 Alternative encodings for Malayalam “nta”  [Liang, L2/19-345R2]

E. Symbols

E.1 Emoji
  E.1.1 Subcommittee report 2020Q1 [ESC/Davis, Lunde, L2/19-398]
  E.1.2 Emoji character proposals
    E.1.2.1 Lotus Emoji for Unicode 14.0 [Sarbar, Daniel, L2/19-371]

    E.1.2.2 Proposal for Emoji: orchid [Moody, Balmer, L2/19-375]
    E.1.2.3 Face with peeking eye proposal for Unicode 14.0 [McCulloch, et al, L2/19-378]
    E.1.2.4 Proposal for Emoji: CRUTCH [Scheifl, et al, L2/19-379]
    E.1.2.5 Mending heart Emoji proposal for Unicode 14.0 [Daniel, L2/19-380]
    E.1.2.6 Proposal for Emoji - man nursing baby [Tyszko, L2/19-383]
    E.1.2.7 Proposal for Emoji man feeding baby [Fogh, Kim Ly, L2/19-384
    E.1.2.8 Smileys for consideration for Unicode 14.0 [ESC/Daniel, Cohn, L2/19-389]
    E.1.2.9 Man with beard and woman with beard emojis for Unicode 14.0 [ESC/Daniel, L2/19-391]
    E.1.2.10 Saluting-face Emoji for Unicode 14.0[Daniel, Fuman, L2/19-396]
    E.1.2.11 Proposal for Emoji: TROLL [Sunne, Mostert, L2/19-399]
    E.1.2.12 Proposal for Emoji: SALUTING FACE [Peters, L2/19-400]

  E.1.3 Emoji ZWJ Sequences
    E.1.3.1 Recommendations for Emoji ZWJ sequences for multi-skintoned handshake for Unicode 14.0 [Daniel, L2/19-370]
    E.1.3.2 Recommendations for Emoji ZWJ sequences for Unicode 14.0, Phase 1: multi-skintoned couples [ESC/Daniel, L2/19-377]

  E.1.4 Comparison of Unicode Faces and JVL morphemes [Daniel, Cohn, L2/19-390]
  E.1.5 Recommendations for Multi-skintoned Emoji Sequences for Unicode 14.0 [ESC/Daniel, L2/19-392]
  E.1.6 Additional RGI emoji sequences for Ninja Emoji for Unicode 13.0 [ESC/Daniel, L2/19-395]
  E.1.7 Gendered Emoji Update III [Buff, L2/20-004]


F. Miscellaneous


G. Close of Meeting


G.1 Thank our hosts