ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2/WG 2 N1903-AI

DATE: 1998-12-30

 

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2/WG 2

Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set (UCS) - ISO/IEC 10646

Secretariat: ANSI

 

 

DOC TYPE: Meeting Minutes Extract - Action Items

TITLE: Action Items from Unconfirmed Minutes of WG 2 meeting 35, London, U.K.; 1998-09-21--25

SOURCE: V.S. Umamaheswaran, Recording Secretary, and Mike Ksar, Convener

PROJECT: JTC 1.02.18 ISO/IEC 10646

STATUS: SC 2/WG 2 participants are requested to review the attached unconfirmed minutes, act on appropriate noted action items, and to send any comments or corrections to the convener as soon as possible but no later than 1999-02-15.

ACTION ID: ACT

DUE DATE: 1999-02-15

DISTRIBUTION: SC 2/WG 2 members and Liaison organizations

MEDIUM: Paper

NO. OF PAGES: 64 (including cover sheet)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mike Ksar

Convener ISO/IEC/JTC 1/SC 2/WG 2

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ISO

International Organization for Standardization

Organisation Internationale de Normalisation

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2/WG 2

Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set (UCS)

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2/WG 2 N190-AI

Date: 1998-12-30

Title:

Action Items from Unconfirmed Minutes of WG 2 meeting 35, London, U.K.; 1998-09-21--25

Source:

V.S. UMAmaheswaran, Meeting Secretary, Mike Ksar, Convener

Action:

WG 2 members and Liaison organizations

Distribution:

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2/WG 2 members and Liaison organizations

15 -- Cumulative list of action items

Note: WG 2 experts, national bodies and liaison organizations are encouraged to verify the action items against the final list given below and inform the convener Mr. Mike Ksar, and the recording secretary, Dr. V.S. UMAmaheswaran of completions with the relevant document numbers and of any corrections.

15.1 -- Action items from previous WG 2 meetings -- Meetings no. 25 to 31

All the action items from meeting 25, Antalya, Turkey, meeting 26, San Francisco, CA, USA, meeting 27, Geneva, Switzerland, meeting 28, Helsinki, Finland, meeting 29, Tokyo, Japan, meeting 30, Copenhagen, Denmark, and meeting 31, Québec City, Canada, have been either completed or dropped

15.2 -- Outstanding action items from meeting 32, Singapore

Item

Assigned to / action (Reference Meeting 32 Resolutions in document N1504 and Unconfirmed Meeting 32 minutes in document N1503 -with the corrections noted in section 3 of document N1603.)

Status

AI-32-6

US member body (Messrs. Michel Suignard, John Jenkins)

 

b

Mr. John Jenkins, is invited to prepare the draft text on the Deseret script (in document N1498) in a form suitable for inclusion in the future ISO/IEC 10646-Part 2.

M33, M34 and M35: in progress.

M35: In progress.

15.3 -- Outstanding action items from meeting 33, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Item

Assigned to / action (Reference Meeting 33 Resolutions in document N1604 and Unconfirmed Meeting 33 minutes in document N1603 with the corrections noted in section 3 of document N1703.)

Status

AI-33-8

Korean member body (Professor Kyongsok Kim)

 

b

is invited to submit a proposal summary form to cover requests for Gugyeol characters (original requests in document N936) with possible updates to these documents and submit to WG 2 for consideration at meeting 34.

M34 and M35: In progress.

M35: In progress.

15.4 -- Outstanding action items from meeting 34, Redmond, WA, USA

Item

Assigned to / action (Reference Meeting 34 Resolutions in document N1704R and Unconfirmed Meeting 34 minutes in document N1703 - with the corrections noted in section 3 of document N1903.)

Status

AI-34-2

Convener - Mr. Mike Ksar

 

b

to set up an ad hoc group of interested experts, along with the editor, to consider and recommend the format for the next edition of 10646-1.
M35: In progress.

M35: In progress.

c

to monitor the progress of the ITTF electronic publication of 10646 on the web - the web edition, to ensure that all the approved amendments are included; and to bring this matter to the attention of SC 2 also.
M35: In progress.

M35: In progress.

AI-34-3

Editor of 10646-1: Mr. Bruce Paterson

 
 

to prepare the appropriate AM, DAM or PDAM texts, sub-division proposals, collection of editorial text for the next edition, corrigendum text, or entries in collections of characters for future coding, with assistance from other identified parties, in accordance with the following:

 

a

RESOLUTION M34.1 (DTR 15285 Character Glyph Model):

... ... WG 2 further instructs its project editors for ISO/IEC 10646 Part 1 and Part 2 to add TR 15285 as a reference to the next edition of ISO/IEC 10646-1 and to the WD of ISO/IEC 10646-2. M34: It was clarified that the reference should be listed under the non-normative bibliography section. M35: It was clarified that the reference could be included under the annex on "sources for scripts".

M35: In progress.

AI-34-4

Editor of 10646-2: Mr. Michel Suignard

 
 

to take note of the following and incorporate the needed text in the draft of 10646-2:

 

a

RESOLUTION M34.1 (DTR 15285 Character Glyph Model):

... ... WG 2 further instructs its project editors for ISO/IEC 10646 Part 1 and Part 2 to add TR 15285 as a reference to the next edition of ISO/IEC 10646-1 and to the WD of ISO/IEC 10646-2.

M35: In progress.

b

RESOLUTION M34.14 (Characters for inclusion in WD of Part 2):

WG 2 accepts the following:

Plane 14 Characters for Language Tags according to document N1670.

ETRUSCAN script in the range Plane 1 0200 to 022F, in accordance with document N1580.

GOTHIC script in the range Plane 1 0230 to 024F, in accordance with document N1581, with the last three characters in that document deleted from the repertoire.

WESTERN MUSICAL SYMBOLS in the range Plane 1 D100 to D1FF, starting at D103, in accordance with document N1693.

and instructs its project editor to include the above accepted characters in the working draft of 10646-2.

M35: In progress.

c

to update the working draft in document 1717 - accommodating the various comments during meeting 34, and to draft some text for inclusion in Part 1 referring to the architectural statements that need to be included in Part 1.

M35: In progress.

d

RESOLUTION M34.18 (Collection Identifiers in Parts 1 and 2):

WG 2 accepts the recommendations of the ad hoc on collection identifiers in document N1726, and instructs the ad hoc on Principles and Procedures to include these in the Principles and Procedures document (N1502R). WG 2 further instructs its project editors to take note of these recommendations for adoption in Parts 1 and Part 2.

M35: In progress.

AI-34-7

Ad hoc group on principles and procedures (lead - Dr. V.S. UMAmaheswaran)

 

to update the standing document on Principle and Procedures per following:

 

d

based on input received on document N1724 - Formal Criteria for Dis-Unification, prepare draft text (with assistance from the Unicode Consortium - Dr. Asmus Freytag ) for inclusion in Principles and Procedures document.
M35: In progress.

M35: In progress.

e

based on input received on document N1725 on Formal Criteria for Coding Pre-Composed Characters. prepare draft text (with assistance from the authors - Dr. Ken Whistler and Dr. Asmus Freytag ) for inclusion in Principles and Procedures document.
M35: In progress.

M35: In progress.

AI-34-10

The Unicode Consortium (Dr. Asmus Freytag, and some US experts)

 

c

is requested to work with the American Mathematical Society, examine the proposal in document N1716 - Math Symbols, refine the proposals and draft (jointly with the US member body) an updated document for consideration at the next meeting.
M35: In progress.

M35: In progress.

e

is invited to re-format the proposal on Western Musical symbols in document N1693 in a form suitable for inclusion in part 2 -- including appropriate text, in accordance with RESOLUTION M34.14.
M35: In progress.

M35: In progress.

AI-34-13

Irish member body (Mr. Michael Everson)

 

h

is invited to create a "Defect Report" on changing the block name IPA Extension to IPA Latin Extension.
M35: In progress.

M35: In progress.

j

is invited to provide a revised draft of document N1657 on Buginese script including the answers / examples and incorporating any feed back comment received.
M35: In progress.

M35: In progress.

AI-34-14

US member body (Dr. Ken Whistler and other experts)

 

c

is requested to work with the American mathematical society, examine the proposal in document N1716 - Math Symbols, refine the proposals and draft (jointly with the Unicode Consortium) an updated document for consideration at the next meeting.
M35: In progress.

M35: In progress.

d

to prepare the proposal on Western Music Symbols in a format suitable for inclusion in Part 2, including the appropriate text, per resolution M34.14.
M35: In progress.

M35: In progress.

e

is invited to provide a practical way to show the R-zone Ideographs - keeping in synch with the currently printed R-zone in the standard.
M35: In progress.

M35: In progress.

15.5 New action items from meeting 35, London, UK

Item

Assigned to / action (Reference Meeting 35 Resolutions in document N1904R and Unconfirmed Meeting 35 minutes in document N1903 this document you are reading.)

Status

AI-35-1

Meeting Secretary - Dr. V.S. UMAmaheswaran

 

a

to finalize the document N1903 containing the unconfirmed meeting minutes and send it to the convener as soon as possible.

 

b

to finalize the document N1904 containing the adopted meeting resolutions and send it to the convener as soon as possible.

 

AI-35-2

Convener - Mr. Mike Ksar

 

a

RESOLUTION M35.9 (Procedures for character set registration):
WG 2 accepts the recommendations from the US national body contained in document N1839, and instructs its convener to forward the document to SC 2 for endorsement and to the Registration Authority for consideration.

 

b

RESOLUTION M35.19 (TC 211 liaison):
In response to the liaison request from ISO/TC 211 in document N1828, WG 2 informs SC 2 that it has no objection to and welcomes the establishment of liaison relationship from ISO/TC 211 to JTC 1/SC 2.

 

c

to contact ITTF (Keith Brannon) about the Error in the Amendment numbers published on the ITTF (ISO) web site.

 

d

to contact ITTF regarding the possible holding back of the publication of FDAM-17 on CJK Extension A, in view of the 2nd edition coming along soon.

 

e

to take the revised N1879 along with the disposition of the Netherlands' negative ballot comments on Amendment18 and forward to SC 2 secretariat.

 

f

to contact Maldivian Ministry of Education regarding the ordering of characters in Thaana script with assistance from Mr. John Clews. Mr. John Clews is to do some research to get the contact names, mailing address, fax etc. in the Maldivian Ministry of Education and get the information to the convener.

 

g

to contact Romanian national body, regarding the acceptability of the Annex P annotation regarding s, S, t and T with comma below, as part of FPDAM-18 disposition of comments (see document N1789R2).

 

h

to check with Korea if the explanatory note to Clause 24.1 regarding two Bangjeom characters proposed in document N1738 meet their requirements.

 

i

to check with Korea for their position on the proposal to replace the Korean Hangul long names in Amendment 5 with an equivalent algorithm which generates these names (see defect report in document N1806).

 

AI-35-3

Editor of 10646-1 Mr. Bruce Paterson and contributing editor Mr. Michael Everson

 
 

to prepare the appropriate AM, DAM or PDAM texts, sub-division proposals, collection of editorial text for the next edition, corrigendum text, or entries in collections of characters for future coding, with assistance from other identified parties, in accordance with the following:

 

a

RESOLUTION M35.1 (FPDAM-18 on Symbols and Other characters including EURO):
WG 2 accepts the disposition of comments in document N1789R2, as amended by N1875 (defect report), and instructs its project editor to prepare the final text of DAM-18 with assistance from the contributing editor, and forward these documents to SC 2 secretariat for further processing with unchanged target dates.

 

b

RESOLUTION M35.2 (FPDAM-21 on Sinhala):
WG 2 accepts the disposition of comments in document N1841R, and instructs its project editor to prepare the final text of DAM-21 with assistance from the contributing editor, and forward these documents to SC 2 secretariat for further processing with unchanged target dates.

 

c

RESOLUTION M35.3 (PDAM-22 on Keyboard Symbols):
WG 2 accepts the disposition of comments in document N1816R, and instructs its project editor to prepare the final text of FPDAM-22 with assistance from the contributing editor, and forward these documents to SC 2 secretariat for further processing with unchanged target dates.

 

d

RESOLUTION M35.4 (PDAM-24 on Thaana):
WG 2 accepts the disposition of comments in document N1841R, and instructs its project editor to prepare the final disposition of comments and the final text of FPDAM-24 with assistance from the contributing editor, and forward these documents to SC 2 secretariat for further processing with unchanged target dates.

 

e

RESOLUTION M35.5 (PDAM-25 on Khmer):
WG 2 accepts the disposition of comments in document N1841R, and instructs its project editor to prepare the final disposition of comments and the final text of FPDAM-25 with assistance from the contributing editor, and forward these documents to SC 2 secretariat for further processing with unchanged target dates.

 

f

RESOLUTION M35.6 (FPDAM-27 on Syriac):
WG 2 accepts the disposition of comments in document N1841R, and instructs its project editor to prepare the final disposition of comments and the final text of DAM-27 with assistance from the contributing editor, and forward these documents to SC 2 secretariat for further processing with unchanged target dates.

 

g

RESOLUTION M35.7 (FPDAM-17 on CJK Extension A)
WG 2 accepts the disposition of comments in document N1889, and instructs its project editor to prepare the final text of DAM-17 with assistance from the IRG editor, and forward these documents to SC 2 secretariat for further processing with unchanged target dates.

 

h

RESOLUTION M35.8 (FPDAM-23 on Bopomofo Extended and other characters)
WG 2 instructs its project editor to prepare the final disposition of comments based on the agreements at meeting 35, and the final text of DAM-23 with assistance from the contributing editor, and forward these documents to SC 2 secretariat for further processing with unchanged target dates.

 

i

RESOLUTION M35.10 (Defect report on Zones):

WG 2 accepts the defect report in document N1874 and instructs its project editor to prepare an editorial corrigendum to ISO/IEC 10646-1.

 

j

RESOLUTION M35.11 (Mongolian script):
WG 2 accepts the 155 characters, their shapes, and their names in document N1878, and assigns them to code positions in the range 1800 to 18AF, and 3 following additional characters in the General Punctuation Block:

202F NARROW NO BREAK SPACE

2048 QUESTION EXCLAMATION MARK

2049 EXCLAMATION QUESTION MARK

in the BMP. WG 2 further instructs its editor to:

  • create a new sub division proposal, with the following target dates:
    WD 1998-09, FPDAM 1998-10, FDAM 1999-04 and AM 1999-07
  • prepare registration request and FPDAM text, with assistance from China, Mongolia, and the contributing editor (for the three additional characters)
  • forward these to SC 2 secretariat for further processing.
 

k

RESOLUTION M35.12 (Additional Latin and other characters):
WG 2 accepts the 66 additional Latin and other characters, their code positions and names as listed in document N1884R2, and their shapes (from the appropriate source documents), for encoding in the BMP. WG 2 further instructs its editor to:

  • create a new sub division proposal, with the following target dates:
    WD 1998-09, FPDAM 1998-10, FDAM 1999-04 and AM 1999-07
  • prepare registration request and FPDAM text, with assistance from the contributing editor, and
  • forward these to SC 2 secretariat for further processing.
 

l

RESOLUTION M35.13 (PDAM-14 on Yi script):

WG 2 instructs its project editor to prepare the disposition of comments based on the agreements at meeting 35 as summarized in N1890, and the final text of FPDAM-14 with assistance from China and the contributing editor, and forward these documents to SC 2 secretariat for further processing with unchanged target dates.

 

m

RESOLUTION M35.14 (PDAM-26 on Myanmar / Burmese):
WG 2 accepts the disposition of comments in document N1883R2, and instructs its project editor to prepare the final disposition of comments and the final text of FPDAM-26 with assistance from the contributing editor, and forward these documents to SC 2 secretariat for further processing with unchanged target dates.

 

n

RESOLUTION M35.16 (PDAM-28 - Ideographic Description Characters):
WG 2 accepts the 12 characters, their shapes, and their names in document N1842R, and assigns them to code positions in the range 2FF0 to 2FFF in the BMP. WG 2 further instructs its editor to prepare the PDAM text, with assistance from China and the contributing editor, and forward these to SC 2 secretariat for further processing, with unchanged target dates.

Dr. Ken Whistler has volunteered to check the names of characters.

 

o

RESOLUTION M35.17 (PDAM-15 - KangXi radicals):

WG 2 accepts the working draft in document N1869, with corrected names and moving the starting point of the CJK Radicals Supplement to 2E80 from 2E00. WG 2 further instructs its editor to prepare the PDAM text, with assistance from TCA, China and the IRG project editor, and forward these to SC 2 secretariat for further processing, with unchanged target dates.

 

p

Messrs. Michel Suignard, Bruce Paterson and Takayuki Sato -- to address the concerns raised by Japan in document N1819 (regarding definitions for non-graphic characters) and come up with suggested clarification / explanatory text.

 

AI-35-4

Editor of 10646-2: Mr. Michel Suignard

 
 

to take note of the following and incorporate the needed text in the draft of 10646-2:

 

a

Messrs. Michel Suignard, Bruce Paterson and Takayuki Sato -- to address the concerns raised by Japan in document N1819 (regarding definitions for non-graphic characters) and come up with suggested clarification / explanatory text.

 

b

to take note of the comments regarding the nature of Plane 14 characters during the discussion at this meeting (reference to document N1820 from Japan) in the preparation of the next Working Draft of part 2.

 

c

IRG to review the schedule for CJK Extension B with editor of Part 2 -- should be synchronized with Part 2 plan in SC 2 Program of work.

 

AI-35-5

IRG (Mr. Zhang Zhoucai, Rapporteur)

 

a

to assist the editor of ISO/IEC 10646-1 with:

RESOLUTION M35.17 (PDAM-15 - KangXi radicals):

WG 2 accepts the working draft in document N1869, with corrected names and moving the starting point of the CJK Radicals Supplement to 2E80 from 2E00. WG 2 further instructs its editor to prepare the PDAM text, with assistance from TCA, China and the IRG project editor, and forward these to SC 2 secretariat for further processing, with unchanged target dates.

 

b

to assist the editor of ISO/IEC 10646-1 with:

RESOLUTION M35.7 (FPDAM-17 on CJK Extension A)
WG 2 accepts the disposition of comments in document N1889, and instructs its project editor to prepare the final text of DAM-17 with assistance from the IRG editor, and forward these documents to SC 2 secretariat for further processing with unchanged target dates.

Japan is to provide the missing references for source characters in Extension A Ideographs, to update Annex L in Amendment 17.

 

c

IRG to review the schedule for CJK Extension B with editor of Part 2 -- should be synchronized with Part 2 plan in SC 2 Program of work.

 

AI-35-6

Ad hoc group on principles and procedures (lead - Dr. V.S. UMAmaheswaran)

 

a

to update the principles and procedures document taking into account the feedback at this meeting format improvements in Annex D tables, 1K boundary principle for allocations in Plane 1 with UTF-16,

 

b

update the procedure for requesting collection identifiers with:

  • Stronger demonstrable need for single id for collections of collections
  • Listing of all collections in a collection
  • Consistency between fixed and non-fixed collection.

before incorporating into the principles and procedures document.

 

AI-35-7

Chinese member body

 

a

to assist the editor of ISO/IEC 10646-1 with:

RESOLUTION M35.17 (PDAM-15 - KangXi radicals):

WG 2 accepts the working draft in document N1869, with corrected names and moving the starting point of the CJK Radicals Supplement to 2E80 from 2E00. WG 2 further instructs its editor to prepare the PDAM text, with assistance from TCA, China and the IRG project editor, and forward these to SC 2 secretariat for further processing, with unchanged target dates.

 

b

to assist the editor of ISO/IEC 10646-1 with:

RESOLUTION M35.16 (PDAM-28 Ideographic Description Characters):
WG 2 accepts the 12 characters, their shapes, and their names in document N1842R, and assigns them to code positions in the range 2FF0 to 2FFF in the BMP. WG 2 further instructs its editor to prepare the PDAM text, with assistance from China and the contributing editor, and forward these to SC 2 secretariat for further processing, with unchanged target dates.

 

c

to assist the editor of ISO/IEC 10646-1 with:

RESOLUTION M35.13 (PDAM-14 on Yi script):
WG 2 instructs its project editor to prepare the disposition of comments based on the agreements at meeting 35 as summarized in N1890, and the final text of FPDAM-14 with assistance from China and the contributing editor, and forward these documents to SC 2 secretariat for further processing with unchanged target dates.

 

d

to assist the editor of ISO/IEC 10646-1 with:

RESOLUTION M35.11 (Mongolian script):
WG 2 accepts the 155 characters, their shapes, and their names in document N1878, and assigns them to code positions in the range 1800 to 18AF, and 3 following additional characters in the General Punctuation Block:

202F NARROW NO BREAK SPACE

2048 QUESTION EXCLAMATION MARK

2049 EXCLAMATION QUESTION MARK

in the BMP. WG 2 further instructs its editor to:

  • create a new sub division proposal, with the following target dates:
    WD 1998-09, FPDAM 1998-10, FDAM 1999-04 and AM 1999-07
  • prepare registration request and FPDAM text, with assistance from China, Mongolia, and the contributing editor (for the three additional characters)

forward these to SC 2 secretariat for further processing.

 

e

to make arrangements to get the necessary fonts for printing the Ideographic codes tables for the next edition of 10646-1 and for Unicode 3.0, and forward it to the convener (to forward to AFII).

 

AI-35-8

TCA (Ms. Emily Hsu)

 

a

to assist the editor of ISO/IEC 10646-1 with:

RESOLUTION M35.17 (PDAM-15 - KangXi radicals):

WG 2 accepts the working draft in document N1869, with corrected names and moving the starting point of the CJK Radicals Supplement to 2E80 from 2E00. WG 2 further instructs its editor to prepare the PDAM text, with assistance from TCA, China and the IRG project editor, and forward these to SC 2 secretariat for further processing, with unchanged target dates.

 

AI-35-9

Mongolian national body (Ms. Myatav Erdenchimeg)

 

a

to assist the editor of ISO/IEC 10646-1 with:

RESOLUTION M35.11 (Mongolian script):
WG 2 accepts the 155 characters, their shapes, and their names in document N1878, and assigns them to code positions in the range 1800 to 18AF, and 3 following additional characters in the General Punctuation Block:

202F NARROW NO BREAK SPACE

2048 QUESTION EXCLAMATION MARK

2049 EXCLAMATION QUESTION MARK

in the BMP. WG 2 further instructs its editor to:

  • create a new sub division proposal, with the following target dates:
    WD 1998-09, FPDAM 1998-10, FDAM 1999-04 and AM 1999-07
  • prepare registration request and FPDAM text, with assistance from China, Mongolia, and the contributing editor (for the three additional characters)

forward these to SC 2 secretariat for further processing.

 

AI-35-10

UK member body (Mr. John Clews, Mr. Hugh Ross)

 

a

Mr. John Clews is to do some research to get the contact names, mailing address, fax etc. in the Maldivian Ministry of Education and get the information to the convener.

 

b

Mr. Hugh Ross is encouraged to approach IEC to ask them to include similar mapping information (as in his contribution document N1818 on mapping of Electrotechnical symbols) in relevant IEC standards.

 

AI-35-11

Irish member body (Mr. Michael Everson)

 

a

Mr. Michael Everson is invited to take the comments at this meeting (M35) and prepare a revised contribution on Old Hungarian in document N1758.

 

AI-35-12

Japanese member body (Mr. Takayuki Sato)

 

a

Messrs. Michel Suignard, Bruce Paterson and Takayuki Sato -- to address the concerns raised by Japan in document N1819 (regarding definitions for non-graphic characters) and come up with suggested clarification / explanatory text.

 

b

is invited to provide the missing references for source characters in Extension A Ideographs, to update Annex L in Amendment 17.

 

c

to provide more information on the usage of and the need for "ng" and the need of "ng" in document N1859, taking into account the comments made at this meeting.

 

d

to provide more information on the Peso currency sign proposed in document N1858.

 

e

to provide additional information on Old Mongolian (document N1855) and its relationship to the Mongolian script proposal in the BMP.

 

AI-35-13

The Unicode Consortium (Dr. Asmus Freytag)

 

a

to provide more information on use of the three proposed symbols -- SQUARE FOOT, SQUARE INCH, and PROPERTY LINE in document N1887.

 

AI-35-14

Finnish member body (Mr. Klaas Ruppel)

 

a

Mr. Klaas Ruppel is invited provide additional explanation of the use of A with Dot Above to supplement document N1838.

 

AI-35-15

The U.S. national body (Mr. Michel Suignard)

 

a

Mr. Michel Suignard to send the proposed text for Annex P for the two ideographic characters in the R-zone (corresponding to the two that were removed from the earlier Extension A proposal) by 1st week of November 98.

 

b

Dr. Ken Whistler has volunteered to check the names of characters in the PDAM-28 text for Ideographic Description Characters (see resolution M35.16).

 

AI-35-16

All member bodies and liaison organizations

 

a

are encouraged to submit WG 2 contributions in Word 6, plain text or PDF files to the convener suitable for posting on the WG 2 web site.

 

b

to review the WG 2 web site and feedback on possible improvements to WG 2 convener.

 

c

to review and feedback on the sample charts and name lists for next edition of 10646-1; in document N1810

 

d

to review and express their position on the proposal to replace the Korean Hangul long names in Amendment 5 with an equivalent algorithm which generates these names (see defect report in document N1806).

 

e

to review and feedback on documents N1846 on Ethiopic extensions.

 

f

to review and feedback on documents N1755 on Philippines repertoire.

 

g

to review and feedback on documents N1757 on Tifinagh script.

 

h

to review and feedback on documents N1740 and N1807 on Hebrew Tetragrammaton.

 

i

to review document N1818 on mapping of Electrotechnical Symbols and feedback to Mr. Hugh Ross.

 

j

to review the scripts that they have contributed in the different amendments 10 through 27 to the standard and provide to WG 2 the source references for the scripts and individual characters for inclusion in Annex L.

 

k

to review document N1848 on UTF-8-EBCDIC and feedback to the author, Dr. Umamaheswaran.

 

l

all action items related to providing fonts (to the convener / AFII) should be completed in time to enable the printing of the next edition of 10646-1 on schedule.

 

m

to review document N1796 and inform the editor -- Mr. Bruce Paterson -- of any corrections before the next meeting by the end of December 1998.

 

n

SC 2 program of work is available from the web site of SC 2. http:\\dkuug.dk\JTC1\SC2 (check the web site).

 

o

RESOLUTION M35.20 (Future meetings):
WG 2 confirms the following future meeting schedule:

Meeting 36: 09--15 March 1999, Fukuoka, Japan

Meeting 37: 20--24 September 1999 -- Copenhagen, Denmark

Meeting 38: March 2000 --China

Meeting 39 September 2000, Greece, Finland as fall back

WG 2 accepts and confirms the following IRG future meeting schedule:

IRG 12: 07--11 December 1998 in Redwood Shores, CA, USA

IRG 13: May 1999, Hong Kong.