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TITLE: Minutes of May 2005 Meeting - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
SOURCE: SC34 Secretariat
STATUS: Meeting minutes
ACTION: For information
DATE: 2005-05-26
DISTRIBUTION: SC34 and Liaisons

Dr. James David Mason
(ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Chairman)
Y-12 National Security Complex
Bldg. 9113, M.S. 8208
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-8208 U.S.A.
Telephone: +1 865 574-6973
Facsimile: +1 865 574-1896
Network: [email protected]

Mr. G. Ken Holman
(ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Secretariat - Standards Council of Canada)
Crane Softwrights Ltd.
Box 266,
Telephone: +1 613 489-0999
Facsimile: +1 613 489-0995
Network: [email protected]

Record of meeting progress - ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 - Amsterdam - May 2005

1. Opening of opening plenary meeting - May 22, 2005
 - recognition of Australia as new observer member
2. Roll call of Delegates 
3. Appointment of Drafting Committee
 - Jim, Ken, WG convenors
 - any WG business outside of SC34 to be drafted as SC34 resolution
4. Adoption of the Agenda: Document: SC34 N 603 draft
5. Chairman's Remarks
6. Secretariat's Remarks 
7. Reports of ISO/IEC Liaisons (Specific ISO/IEC liaisons will be 
added to the agenda upon receipt of written contributions to the 
plenary meeting).
 - GLOCOM written report
 - SC22/WG20 verbal report
8. Reports of External Liaisons (Specific external liaisons will be 
added to the agenda upon receipt of written contributions to the 
plenary meeting). 
 - SC34 chairman in contact with OASIS chairman re: Open Office Document 
9. Reports of Working Groups 
9.1. Working Group 1 - Markup Languages
 - documents circulated for review
9.2. Working Group 2 - Information Presentation
 - written submission of a number of items
9.3. Working Group 3 - Information Association
 - working on 13250 parts, 18048 and 19756
10. ISO/IEC JTC1 Activities of Interest to SC34 
 - Keld Simonsen present at JTC1 meeting on procedures in February
11. Review of Programme of Work and Target Dates 
11.1  Open Office format - Patrick Durusau will nurse PAS submission for 
12. Review of SC34 Meeting Calendar 
 - standing offer from the UK national body to host an SC34 meeting in England
13. Other opening plenary meeting business 
13.1 RDF/Topic Maps interoperability in the W3C Semantic Web Best 
Practices and Deployment Working Group
 - described task force
13.2 Document preparation formats
13.2.1 WG1 packaging RELAX-NG models and XSL-FO stylesheets for SC34 
submissions to JTC1/ITTF (Secretary looking into making production 
XSL-FO to PDF software available for SC34 stylesheets)
13.3 Document preparation guidelines
13.3.1 G11 Submission with FDIS: "I hereby confirm that this draft 
meets the requirements of part 2 of the ISO/IEC Directives"
13.4 Plan for necessary resolutions
13.4.1 JTC1 Review tasks - 5-year confirm, revise or withdraw - 
action working groups to make recommendations for NB on behalf of SC34 ISO/IEC 9541-3:1994 (WG2) ISO/IEC 13673:2000 (WG1) ISO/IEC 15445:2000 (WG3)
13.4.2 Keld Simonsen re: Liaison to SC2/SC22
 - not unanimous; discuss at closing plenary
13.5 Balloting request to national body SC34 secretariats
 - individual emails, N-nbr in subject, only attachments for given 
ballot, format of attachments text, HTML or PDF or JTC1-mandated Word 
 - immediate acknowledgement sent by Secretariat for each ballot
14. Closing of opening plenary meeting
15. Opening of closing plenary meeting - May 26, 2005
16. Review of Status Matrix, Programme of Work and Target Dates 
17. Approval of Resolutions 
18. Other closing plenary business
19. Adjournment