Here are the details of all WG2 work items/projects within SC2:
1. Achievements since last SC2 plenary
SC2/WG2 held four meetings in October 2012 in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in June 2013 in Vilnius, Lithuania, in San Jose, CA in February 2014 and in Colombo, Sri Lanka in September 2014 since the last SC2 plenary in October 2012 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
2. SC2/WG2 program of work.
Information technology – Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set (UCS) (Freely available from the ITTF web site)
101 Characters: Arabic Extended, Gujarati, Telugu, Cherokee, Number Forms, Devanagari Extended, Cherokee Supplement, Combining Half Marks, Grantha and Siddham
Below is a list of the 11630 characters in this PDAM:
08A0-08FF Arabic Extended-A
1C80-1C8F Cyrillic Extended-C
20A0-20CF Currency Symbols
2300-23FF Miscellaneous Technical
2E00-2E7F Supplemental Punctuation
4E00-9FFF CJK Unified Ideographs
A720-A7FF Latin Extended-D
10140-1018F Ancient Greek Numbers
10300-1032F Old Italic
11660-1167F Mongolian Supplement
11A00-11A4F Zanabazar Square
11FC0-11FFF Tamil Supplement
16FE0-16FFF Ideographic Symbols and Punctuation
18900-18BFF Tangut Radicals
1E000-1E02F Glagolitic Supplement
2CBE0-2DDBF CJK Unified Ideographs Extension F
3. Other Achievements:
Updated the World Wide Web site for WG2 and posted an increasing number of documents to the site. The URL is at http://www.dkuug.dk/JTC1/SC2/WG2. Mike Ksar, the convener emeritus now, is also the web master.
No paper distribution since meetings 40. Documents were available on the web site for downloading and accessing online. WG2 expects that this would be the norm for distributing WG2 documents. Hosting organizations make hard copy of meeting documents available at every meeting, for use by officers.
Project Editor worked proactively with IRG experts and liaison organizations to prepare for the publication of the 4th Edition..
Published Road Map snapshot document (N4617) - 2014-09-22
Published an updated Principles & Procedures document (N4502) on 2014-01-29
4. Proposals for future WG2 meetings:
5. SC2 issues for consideration/approval:
Meeting 64 - 2015-10-19/23, Matsue, Japan (location is tentative) (co-located with SC2) WG2
Meeting 65 - 2016-10 (tentative), Russia (tentative), USA (backup) (co-located with SC2) WG2
Meeting 66 - 2017-10 (tentative), China (pending confirmation) (co-located with SC2)
IRG Meeting 44 - 2015-06-15/19, Seoul, Korea (Republic of)
IRG Meeting 45 - 2015-10-26/30 (2015-11-16/20 as backup), HK Polytechnic Univ., Hong Kong SAR
6. WG2 Liaisons
WG2 continues to work very closely with the following liaison organizations.
In addition, WG2 has worked very closely with the following working groups but no official liaison exists between them and WG2.
7. Mailing List
The average number of recipients of WG2 documents is about 100. Their national bodies or individuals that are linguistic and/or technical experts on coding technology nominate them. The number of attendees, representing about 19 national bodies, 3 liaison organizations and 18 affiliations, is now steady at an average of 35 people per meeting. There are approximately 200 technical experts who actively provide input to our working group.