ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC34 N0273

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ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC34

Information Technology --

Document Description and Processing Languages

Title: Secretariats Report 
Source: Sara Hafele
Project:
Project editors:
Status:
Action: For information and review.
Date: 03 December 2001
Summary:
Distribution: SC34 and Liaisons
Refer to:
Supercedes:
Reply to: Dr. James David Mason
(ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34 Chairman)
Y-12 National Security Complex
Information Technology Services
Bldg. 9113 M.S. 8208
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-8208 U.S.A.
Telephone: +1 865 574-6973
Facsimile: +1 865 574-1896
E-mailk: mailto:[email protected]
http://www.y12.doe.gov/sgml/sc34/sc34oldhome.htm

Ms. Sara Hafele, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Secretariat
American National Standards Institute
25 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036
Tel: +1 212 642-4937
Fax: +1 212 840-2298
E-mail: [email protected]

 


ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34- Document Description and Processing Languages – Secretariats Report

Chairman – Dr. James D. Mason

Secretariat – Ms. Sara Hafele

1)     SC 34 Membership

          ‘P’ Member Bodies (13)  

Brazil

Japan

Canada

Korea, Republic of

China

The Netherlands

Denmark

Norway

France

USA

Ireland

United Kingdom

Italy

          ‘O’ Member Bodies (4)  

Australia

Germany

Czech Republic

Sweden

 

  2)      Liaisons            

Liaison

Title

Category  

ISO/TC 46

Information and Documentation

Internal

ISO/TC 184 SC 4

Industrial Data and Global Manufacturing Languages

Internal

JTC 1 SC 32

Data Management and Interchange

Internal

SGML UG

Standard Generalized Markup Language Users Group

A

W3C

World Wide Web Consortia

C

OASIS             (pending JTC 1 approval) Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards

 

3)      Working Groups          

WG 1 – Markup Languages

Convenor – Dr. Charles F. Goldfarb

SC 34/WG 1 is responsible for information description languages, principally the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) and auxiliary standards relating to SGML subsets, APIs, testing and registration.

1. SGML (ISO 8879)

2. SDIF (ISO 9069)

3. Registration Procedures for SGML Public Identifiers (ISO 9070)

4. Technical Reports 9573

5. Conformance Testing for SGML Systems (DIS 13673)

6. APIs for document processing

 

WG 2 – Information Presentation

Convenor – Dr. Yushi Komachi

SC 32/WG 2 is responsible for producing standards for languages and resources for the description and processing of compounds and hypermedia documents, including:

1. Document processing architecture and formatting for logical documents

2. Multilingual font information interchange and related services

3. Final-form document architecture and page information interchange

4. APIs for the above document processing

 

WG 3 – Information Association

Convenor – Mr. Steve Pepper

SC 34/WG 3 is responsible for producing standard architectures for information management and interchange based on ISO 8879, Standard Generalized Markup Language and related standards, including, but not limited to:

1. Information linking and addressing

2. Time-based information management

3. Representation of knowledge structures, indexes, etc.

4. Management of behavioral components in interactive documents

 

4)     SC 34 DOCUMENT REGISTER

(documents posted since the last Secretariats Report)

N number Document Name Originator Date 
N 206 Draft Agenda for June 2001 Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34/WG2 WG2 N65 2001-05-07
N 207 SC 34 Summary of Voting - N 184 - Proposed NP for Conceptual Model for Topic Maps SC34 2001-05-07
N 208 SC 34 Summary of Voting N 183 - Proposed NP for Topic Map Query Language (TMQL) SC34 2001-05-07
N 209 SC 34 Summary of Voting N 185 - Preliminary Working Draft for Topic Map Conceptual Model SC34 2001-05-07
N 210 SC 34 Summary of Voting on N 186 - CD Ballot for Topic Maps Query Language SC34 2001-05-07
N 211  Summary of Voting on SC 34 N 187 - Proposed Technical Corrigendum 1 to ISO/IEC 10180:1995 - Standard Page Description Language (SPDL) SC34 2001-05-07
N 212 Summary of Voting - ISO/IEC DIS 22250-1 - Information Technology - Text and office systems - Regular Language Description for XML (RELAX) - Part 1: RELAX Core SC34 2001-05-19
N 213 Resolutions of the May 2001 Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34 SC34 2001-05-23
N 214 Disposition of comments on SC34 N0187: Proposed Technical Corrigendum 1 to ISO/IEC 10180:1995, SPDL WG2 N72 2001-05-23
N 215 Technical Corrigendum 1 to ISO/IEC 10180:1995, SPDL WG2 N73 2001-05-23
N 216 PDAM1 to ISO/IEC 10179: Extensions to DSSSL WG2 N74 2001-05-23
N 217 Recommendations of May 2001 Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34/WG2 in Berlin WG2 N75 2001-05-23
N 218 Requirements for TC2 to ISO/IEC 10036:1996 WG2 N76 2001-05-24
N 219 Program of work, WG2 WG2 N77 2001-05-24
N 220 Defect Report on Topic Maps (ISO/IEC 13250:2000) WG3 2001-05-24
N 221  Proposed NP for Topic Map Constraint Language WG3 2001-05-24
N 222 Recommendations of the WG3 meeting WG3 2001-05-24
N 223 Proposed NP for Document Schema Definition Language (DSDL) WG1 2001-05-24
N 224 Report on Revision of ISO/IEC TR9573-11 Y. Komachi 2001-05-24
N 225 Report of WG1 WG1 2001-05-24
N 226 Draft Requirements for TMCL S. Pepper 2001-06-08
N 227 Draft Requirements for TMQL L. Garshol 2001-06-08
N 228 Trip report of SC34 Chairman J. Mason 2001-06-11
N 229 A Topic Map Data Model, An infoset-based proposal L. Garshol 2001-06-18
N 230 Requests to JTC 1 Subcommittees Related to Marketing Initiatives JTC 1 N6452 2001-06-22
N 231  National Body Report of Japan WG2 N69 2001-05-19
N 232 Report of SC34/WG2 WG2 N70 2001-05-19
N 233 Report of ISO/IEC 10036 Registration WG2 N71 2001-05-19
N 234 Draft Agenda for SC34/WG3, Montréal WG3 2001-07-02
N 235 Discussion Paper on ISO/IEC 13250:2000 Topic Maps - Defect Report M. Biezunski and S. Newcomb 2001-07-25
N 236 Proposed Technical Corrigendum 1 to ISO/IEC 15445:2000 – HTML D. Abrahamson and R. Price 2001-08-07
N 237 ISO TMB Resolution on the Registration Authority of ISO/IEC 10036 ISO 2001-08-07
N 238 Japan National Body Defect Report ISO/IEC 13250:2000 Topic Maps SC34 Japan 2001-08-07
N 239 Response to Defect Report on ISO/IEC 13250:2000 M. Biezunski 2001-08-11
N 240 Recommendations of WG3 Meeting, Montréal S. Pepper 2001-08-11
N 241  Topic Map foundational model requirements L. M. Garshol 2001-08-11
N 242 A Topic Map Data Model: An infoset-based proposal L. M. Garshol 2001-08-11
N 243 Topicmaps.net's Processing Model for XTM 1.0, version 1.0.1 M. Biezunski and S. Newcomb 2001-08-11
N 244 Illustration of a proposed Core Model M. Biezunski and S. Newcomb 2001-08-11
N 245 Trip report of SC34 Chairman J. Mason 2001-09-13
N 246 Disposition of Comments on ISO/IEC DTR 22250-1 – RELAX - Part 1: RELAX Core Ballot Resolution Meeting 2001-08-23
N 247 Copyright Protection on ISO International Standards and DIS ITTF 2001-08-23
N 248 ISO TMB Communique - August 2001 ISO CS 2001-08-29
N 249 TMQL requirements (1.0.0) H.Holger Rath and L.Marius Garshol 2001-08-29
N 250 SC34 Document Register 201–250 SC34 Secretariat 2001-08-29
N 251  National Body Comments Received on SC 34 N 227 – Working Draft 1 on TMQL Requirements SC34 Secretariat 2001-9-06
N 252 National Body Comments Received on SC 34 N 229 – Topic Map Data Model – An Infoset-Based Proposal SC34 Secretariat 2001-9-06
N 253 SC 34 Business Plan J. Mason 2001-9-24
N 254 Editors Response to SC 34 N 251 – National Body Comments Received on SC 34 N 227 – Working Draft 1 on TMQL Requirements TMQL Editors 2001-9-13
N 255 UK National Body Comments to SC 34 N 229 - Topic Map Data Model - An Infoset-Based Proposal BSI 2001-9-18
N 256 Summary of Voting on SC 34 N 221 - Topic Map Constraint Language to support ISO/IEC 13250 SC 34 Secretariat 2001-10-05
N 257 Summary of voting on SC 34 N 223 - New Work Item - Proposed Document Schema Definition Language SC 34 Secretariat 2001-10-05
N 258 Summary of Voting on SC 34 N 216 - PDAM1 to ISO/IEC 10179: Extensions to DSSSL SC 34 Secretariat 2001-10-05
N 259 Summary of Voting on SC 34 N 226 - CD Ballot for Topic Map Constraint Language SC 34 Secretariat 2001-10-05
N 260 Summary of Voting on SC 34 N 220 - Draft Technical Corrigendum Ballot on ISO/IEC 13250:2000 - Topic Maps SC 34 Secretariat 2001-10-05
N 261  Proposers Response to SC 34 N 252 - National Body Comments Received on SC 34 N 229 – Topic Map Data Model – An Infoset-Based Proposal L.M. Garshol 2001-10-12
N 262 Meeting Announcement / Draft Agenda for the JTC 1/SC 34 Meeting, 8-13 December 2001, Orlando, FL, USA SC 34 Secretariat 2001-10-19
N 263 Summary of Voting on FDIS 13240 - Information technology - Document description and processing languages - Interchange Standard for Multimedia Interactive Documents (ISMID) SC 34 Secretariat 2001-10-19
N 264 U.K. Contribution to First Working Draft Document for Document Schema Definition Language (DSDL) U.K. National Body 2001-10-19
N 265 Request for JTC 1 Approval of Category A Liaison Between the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) and JTC 1/SC 34 OASIS 2001-10-24
N 266 Topic map foundational model requirements

G. Moore,  L.M. Garshol

2001-10-31
N 267 The Ontopia Schema Language: Specification L.M. Garshol 2001-11-27
N 268 The Ontopia Schema Language - Tutorial L.M. Garshol 2001-11-27
N 269 Proposed Topic Maps Core Model Requirements M.Biezunski, S.Newcomb 2001-11-30
N 270 Response to SC 34 National Body Comments on N220 (N260) M.Biezunski, S.Newcomb 2001-11-30
N 271 Comments on N266 Proposed Requirements for Level 1 Model M.Biezunski, S.Newcomb 2001-11-30
N 272 Draft Agenda for Dec. 2001 Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34/WG2 Y. Komachi 2001-11-30
N 273 Secretariats Report SC 34 Secretariat 2001-12-06
N 274 Draft Agenda for Dec. 2001 Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34/WG3 S. Pepper 2001-12-06


5)     SC 34 ROSTER

Dr. David Abrahamson   
Trinity College            
Computer Science Department  
Dublin 2,                                
Ireland                             
TELEPHONE:+ 353 1 702 1716   
FAX:      + 353 1 677 2204   
E-MAIL:  [email protected]                            

Ms. Sharon Adler                                                      
Inso Corp.                                                           
One Richmond Square                              
Providence, RI  02906                            
USA                                              
TELEPHONE:+ 1 401 421 9550   
FAX:      + 1 401 421 9551   
E-MAIL:   [email protected]             

 

Ms. Barbara Beeton   
American Mathematical Society                           
201  Charles Street                              
Providence, RI  02940                            
USA                                              
TELEPHONE:+ 1 401 455 4014   
FAX:      + 1 401 331 3842   
E-MAIL:   [email protected]                                       
Dr. Anders Berglund                                                 
Berglund Consulting & Type Foundry                     
335 Shippee Road                                 
East Greenwich, RI  02818                         
USA                                              
TELEPHONE:+ 1 401 885 0471   
FAX:      + 1 401 885 0471   
E-MAIL:   [email protected]                                 
Mr. Martin Bryan
The SGML Centre                                                      
29, Oldbury Orchard                              
Churchdown, Gloucester  GL3 2PU                  
United Kingdom                                   
TELEPHONE:+44 1452 714 029   
FAX:      +44 1452 714 029   
E-MAIL:   [email protected]                           
Mr. Norm Chenard                                                 
VicomMultimedia                                                      
2611 129 Ave.                                     
Edmonton, Alberta  T5A 3X7                       
Canada                                           
TELEPHONE:+1 403 452 4082    
FAX:      +1 403 452 4082    
E-MAIL:   [email protected]                              
Mr. Mike Cowlishaw
IBM UK Laboratories, Ltd.                            
Mail Point 161, Hursley Park                     
Winchester, Hampshire  SO21 SJN                  
United Kingdom                                    
TELEPHONE:+ 44 962 844 433   
FAX:      + 44 1 962 842 327 
E-MAIL:   [email protected]                                 
Dr. Charles F. Goldfarb                                          
Information Management Consulting                    
13075 Paramount Court                            
Saratoga, CA  95070                              
USA                                              
TELEPHONE:+ 1 408 867 5553   
FAX:      + 1 408 867 5794    
E-MAIL:   [email protected]                         
Ms. Sara Hafele
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
25 West 43rd Street                               
New York, NY  10036                              
USA                                              
TELEPHONE: +1 212 642 4937    
FAX:      +1 212 840 2298    
E-MAIL:   [email protected]                                 
Mr. Eliot Kimber                                                      
[email protected]                                                     
TELEPHONE:                   
FAX:                         
E-MAIL:   [email protected]
Dr. Yushi Komachi   
Panasoni/MGCS
2-3-8 Shimomeguro 
Meguro-ku, Tokyo, 153-8687
Japan                                             
TELEPHONE:+ 81 3 5434 7053   
FAX:      + 81 3 5434 7158   
E-MAIL:   [email protected]
Dr. James Mason                                                      
Y-12 National Security Complex
Bldg. 9113, M.S. 8208
P.O. Box 2009
Oak Ridge, TN  37831-8208
USA                                              
TELEPHONE:   + 1 865 574 6973
FAX:      + 1 865 574 3868
E-MAIL:   [email protected]
Mr. Terry O'Donnell                                
Adobe Systems, Inc.                           
1585 Charleston Road                             
Mountain View, CA  94039-7900                    
USA                                               
TELEPHONE:+ 1 415 962 3836   
FAX:      + 1 415 961 3769   
E-MAIL:   [email protected]                               
Mr. Akinori Okubo                                                    
Ricoh Corp.                                                           
TELEPHONE:                   
FAX:                         
E-MAIL:   [email protected]                            
Mr. Steve Pepper                      
STEP Infotek A.S.                   
Gjerdrum's vei 12                                
Oslo, N-0486                                     
Norway                                           
TELEPHONE:+47 2202 1680      
FAX:      +47 2202 1681      
E-MAIL:   [email protected]                         
Dr. Lynne Price                                                      
Text Structure Consulting, Inc.                               
17225 San Franciscan Drive                       
Castro Valley, CA  94552                         
USA                                              
TELEPHONE:+1 510 583 1505    
FAX:      +1 510 583 1505    
E-MAIL:   [email protected]                              
Dr. Hans Holger Rath                           
STEP Sturz Electronic Publishing GmbH                                
Technologiepark Wurzburg-Rimpar                  
Pavillion 7, D-97222 Rimpar                      
Germany                                          
TELEPHONE:+49 936 58 062 63  
FAX:      +49 936 58 062 66  
E-MAIL:   [email protected]                                      
Dr. Richard Strehlow                                               
Termco, Inc.   
5120 Kingston Pike                               
Knoxville, TN  37919                             
USA                                              
TELEPHONE:+1 615 584 8739    
FAX:                         
E-MAIL:   [email protected]                                 

 

6)      SC 34 Status Log          

ISO Reference Number

W G

Pub.

Status

P*

Title/Subject

Comments

Due Date

Project Editor/

Expert

8879: 1986

1

1986

90.93

 

Text and office systems - Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)

 

 

                               Charles Goldfarb

8879: 1986 / Amd 1

1

1986

60.60

 

Text and office systems - Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)

 

 

Charles Goldfarb

9069: 1988

1

1988

90.93

 

SGML support facilities - Document Interchange Format (SDIF)

 

 

Charles Goldfarb

8879: 1986 / Cor 1: 1996

1

1996

60.60

 

Text and office systems - Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) - Corrigendum 1

 

 

Charles Goldfarb

8879: 1986 / Cor 2: 1999

1

1999

60.60

 

Text and office systems - Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) - Corrigendum 2

 

 

Charles Goldfarb

9070: 1991

1

1991

90.93

 

SGML support facilities - Registration procedures for public text owner identifiers

 

 

Charles Goldfarb

9541- 1: 1991

2

1991

90.93

 

Font information interchange - Part 1: Architecture

 

 

 

9541- 1: 1991/ Cor 1: 1992

2

1991

60.60

 

Font information interchange - Part 1: Architecture -- Technical Corrigendum 1

 

 

Yushi Komachi

9541- 1: 1991/ Cor 2: 1994

2

1991

60.60

 

Font information interchange -- Part 1: Architecture -- Technical Corrigendum 2

 

 

Yushi Komachi

9541- 1: 1991/ Cor 3: 1995

2

1991

60.60

 

Font information interchange -- Part 1: Architecture -- Technical Corrigendum 3

 

 

Yushi Komachi

9541- 1: 1991/ Amd 1

2

1991

60.60

 

Font information interchange - Part 1: Architecture -- Amendment 1: Typeface design grouping

 

 

Yushi Komachi

9541- 1: 1991/ Amd 2: 1998

2

1991

60.60

 

Font information interchange -- Part 1: Architecture -- Amendment 2: Minor enhancements to the architecture to address font technology advances

 

 

Yushi Komachi

9541- 1: 1991/ Amd 3: 2000

2

2000

60.60

 

Font information interchange -- Part 1: Architecture -- Amendment 3: Multilingual extensions to font resource architecture

 

 

Yushi Komachi

9541- 2: 1991

2

1991

90.93

 

Font information interchange - Part 2: Interchange Format

 

 

Yushi Komachi

9541- 2: 1991/ Cor 1: 1993

2

1991

60.60

 

Font information interchange -- Part 2: Interchange Format -- Technical Corrigendum 1

 

 

Yushi Komachi

9541- 2: 1991/ Cor 2: 1995

2

1991

60.60

 

Font information interchange -- Part 2: Interchange Format -- Technical Corrigendum 2

 

 

Yushi Komachi

9541- 2: 1991/ Amd 1: 2000

2

2000

60.60

 

Font information interchange -- Part 2: Interchange Format -- Amendment 1: font technology advances

 

 

Yushi Komachi

9541- 3: 1994

2

1994

90.60

 

Font information interchange -- Part 3: Glyph shape representation

 

 

Terry O’Donnell

9541- 3: 1994/ PWI Amd 1

2

1994

00.00

 

Font information interchange -- Part 3: Glyph shape representation -- Amendment 1

 

 

Yushi Komachi and

Juergen Willrodt

TR 9544: 1988 (type 2)

1

1988

60.60

 

Computer- assisted publishing - Vocabulary

 

 

R. Strehlow

TR 9573: 1988 (type 3)

1

1988

60.60

 

SGML support facilities -- Techniques for using SGML

 

 

 

TR 9573- 11: 1992 (type 3)

1

1992

60.60

 

SGML support facilities -- Techniques for using SGML -- Part 11: Application at ISO SGML -- Central Secretariat for International Standards and Application Technical reports

 

 

Anders Berglund

TR 9573- 13: 1991 (type 3)

1

1991

60.60

 

SGML support facilities -- Techniques for using SGML -- Part 13: Public entity sets pour SGML -- for mathematics and science

 

 

Anders Berglund

10036: 1996

2

1996

60.60

 

Font information interchange -- Procedures for registration of font- related identifiers

 

 

Yushi Komachi

10036: 1996/ Cor 1

2

2001

60.60

 

Font information interchange -- Procedures for registration of font- related identifiers-- Technical Corrigendum 1

 

 

Yushi Komachi

TR 10037: 1991 (type 1)

1

 

60.60

 

SGML and Text- entry Systems -- Guidelines for SGML Syntax- Directed Editing Systems

 

 

Mike Colishaw

10179: 1996

2

1996

60.60

 

Document Style Semantics and Specification Language (DSSSL)

 

 

Shigeru Kaida

10179: 1996/ CD Cor 1

2

2001

60.60

 

Document Style Semantics and Specification Language -- (DSSSL) -- Technical Corrigendum 1

 

 

Shigeru Kaida

10179: 1996/ WD Amd 1

2

1996

20.20

*

Document Style Semantics and Specification Language (DSSSL) -- Amendment 1: Extensions to DSSSL

PDAM approved      (N 258).

 

Shigeru Kaida

10180: 1995

2

1995

90.60

 

Standard Page Description Language (SPDL)

Technical corrigendum proposed (N187) to SC 34 NB’s

2001-04-18

Akinori Okubo

10180:  COR 1 2 2001

60.60

  Standard Page Description Language (SPDL)   Published 2001-10-15    

DIS 10743

3

 

40.60

*

Standard Music Description Language (SMDL)

Pending cancellation from ISO if no progression. Rec'd notice 2001/07

 

Steve Newcomb and Eliot Kimber

10744: 1997

3

1997

60.60

 

Hypermedia/ Time- based Structuring Language (HyTime)

 

 

Charles Goldfarb

10744: 1997/ CD Amd 1

3

30.60

*

 Hypermedia/ Time- based Structuring Language (HyTime) -- Amendment 1

Pending cancellation from ISO if no progression. Rec'd notice 2001/07

 

Charles Goldfarb

FCD 13240

3

 

50.99

*

Information technology -- Interchange Standard for Multimedia Interactive Documents (ISMID)

FDIS approved  N 263.  Waiting on publication.

 

Norm Chenard

13250: 2000

3

2000

60.60

 

SGML Applications -- Topic Maps

 

 

Martin Bryan

13250:   Cor 1

3

 

30.92

*

Draft Technical Corrigendum Ballot on ISO/IEC 13250:2000 - Topic Maps Many comments received in summary of voting N260. Project leader requested to address all comments received when drafting revised text.  

WG3

13673: 2000

1

2000

60.60

 

Conformance testing for Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) systems

 

 

Lynn Price

TR 15413 (type 1)

2

2001

60.60

 

Font Services -- Abstract Services Definition

 

 

Yushi Komachi

15445: 2000

3

 

60.00

 

 HyperText Markup Language (HTML)

 

 

David Abrahamson

CD 18048

3

 

30.20

*

SGML Applications -- Topic Map Query Language (TMQL)

NP (N183) and PDTR (N186) were approved.  Comments received (N210) were forwarded on to the project leader to take into consideration when drafting the DTR.

Ann Wrightson

CD TR 18049

3

 

40.00

*

SGML Applications -- Topic Map Conceptual Model

NP (N184) and PDTR (N185) were approved.  Comments received (N209) were forwarded on to the project leader to take into consideration when drafting the DTR.

D. Rivers-Moore

CD 19756 3       Topic Map Constraint Language

NP approved N 256.  

WG 3

CD 19757 1       Document Schema Definition Language (DSDL) NP approved N 257.  

WG 1

TR 22250- 1

2

 

60.00

*

Text and office systems -- Regular Language Description for XML (RELAX) -- Part 1: RELAX Core

Document to be published, pending editorial issues within ISO.

 

Makoto Murata

TR 22250- 2 (fast track)

2  

00.20

  Regular Language Description for XML (RELAX)- Part 2: RELAX Namespace 30 day JTC 1 review period ends 2001-12-13.  If no objections, then 5 month ballot will be initiated within JTC1 to fast track document.   

Makoto Murata