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TITLE: ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Resolutions of May/June 2006 Meeting - Seoul, Korea
SOURCE: SC34 Secretariat
STATUS: Approved resolutions (edited to repair city name)
ACTION: For information
DATE: 2006-06-13
DISTRIBUTION: SC34 and Liaisons
REFER TO: Documents in internal references

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]

Resolutions of the
ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34 Meeting
Seoul, Korea
28 May to June 1 2006


National bodies present at the closing plenary: US, UK, Korea, Japan, Norway

Resolution 1: Endorsement of the Recommendations of WG1

SC34 accepts SC34 751, the Recommendations of WG1, approved at the May 2006 Working Group meeting in Seoul, Korea.


Resolution 2: Endorsement of the Recommendations of WG2

SC34 accepts SC34 752, the Recommendations of WG2, approved at the May 2006 Working Group meeting in Seoul, Korea.


Resolution 3: Endorsement of the Recommendations of WG3

SC34 accepts SC34 753, the Recommendations of WG3, approved at the May 2006 Working Group meeting in Seoul, Korea.


Resolution 4: Approval of Program of Work, Target Dates and Project Editor Assignments

JTC 1/SC 34 directs the Secretariat to revise the Program of Work, Target Dates and Project Editor Assignments and post it as SC 34 757. SC34 urges its WGs and NBs to keep the Secretariat informed of changes to the information in this document.


Resolution 5: SC34 Liaison to SC29/WG11

JTC 1/SC 34 appoints Dr. Yushi Komachi as the Liaison Representative to JTC 1/SC 29/WG 11.


Resolution 6: SC34 Liaison to JTC 1/SWG Directives

JTC 1/SC 34 appoints Mr. Keld Simonsen as the Liaison Representative to JTC 1/SWG Directives.

Approved; Abstentions: UK, Japan

Resolution 7: SC34 Liaison Report to JTC 1/SWG Directives

JTC 1/SC 34 directs Mr. Keld Simonsen to submit the SC 34 Liaison report SC34 749 to JTC 1/SWG Directives


Resolution 8: SC34 External Liaison to Ecma TC 45

JTC 1/SC 34 appoints Mr. Martin Bryan as the Liaison Representative to Ecma TC 45, in anticipation of JTC 1 and ITTF assigning the processing of an Ecma Office Open XML Fast Track submission to JTC 1/SC 34.

Approved; Abstention: Korea

Resolution 9: SC34 External Liaison to W3C

JTC 1/SC 34 appoints Mr. Steve Pepper as the Liaison Representative to W3C.


Resolution 10: Cancellation of ISO/IEC 26300 Ballot Resolution Meeting

Following the advice of the JTC 1 Secretariat, JTC 1/SC 34 cancels the previously-scheduled ISO/IEC 26300 Ballot Resolution Meeting and the SC34 Secretariat will forward the revised DIS text and accompanying disposition to SC34 national bodies for a 30-day default ballot when ready.

Approved; Dissention: UK

Background to Resolution 10

Directions from JTC 1 Secretariat:

    From: Lisa Rajchel <[email protected]>
    To: "'G. Ken Holman - ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Secretariat Manager'"
            <[email protected]>
    Cc: "'Jameson, Scott K'" <[email protected]>
    Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 08:52:20 -0400
    Once the ballot closes, the SC (in this case SC 34) is given 
    the responsibility to address ballot comments.  With the BRM, 
    the SC 34 organizes and manages the meeting; with the scenario 
    I propose, the SC 34 NBs would receive the 30 day default 
    ballot.  This is how it has been handled in all previous 

Since ODF, ISO/IEC 26300, received all yes votes and no no votes, ODF has meet all the requirements of the ISO/IEC Directives, 9.6. Since there are no ballots to be resolved pursuant to ISO/IEC Directives, 13.9, preparation of the Disposition of Comments report and the amended DIS have been assigned directly to Patrick Durusau, Project Editor for ISO/IEC 26300.

Section 13.5 provides (last sentence): In some cases the establishment of a ballot resolution group is unnecessary and the SC Secretariat can assign the task directly to the Project Editor.

Resolution 11: JTC 1/SC 34 Future Meetings

SC 34 approves the following tentative meeting schedule:

Date Location Group
August 3 - 6, 2006 Montréal, Canada WG3
August 6, 2006 Montréal, Canada WG1
October 12-15, 2006 Leipzig, Germany WG3
December 2 - 5, 2006 Boston, USA SC34 Plenary and WG1, WG2
(electronic participation invited from WG and NB members; details to follow)

SC34 requests that its WGs review their meeting requirements and communicate with the Secretariat.



Acclamation A: Hosting of Meeting

JTC 1/SC 34 expresses its appreciation to Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) and Korean Standards Assocation (KSA) for hosting the Fifteenth Plenary Meeting of SC 34 in Seoul, Korea, with such an astounding level of facilities.

Acclamation B: Appreciation to SC 34 Secretariat

JTC1/SC 34 thanks Mr. Ken Holman for filling the role of the chairman for the meeting as well as providing the support of and preparation for the meeting.

In addition the committee recognizes the efforts undertaken by Ken to fulfill the obligations from JTC 1 for the handling of PAS and Fast Track submissions, and the extra work involved.

The committee also thanks Crane Softwrights Ltd. and other supporters of the SC 34 Secretariat Office as listed on the JTC 1/SC 34 home page for their continued contributions to ensure this voluntary effort carries on.

Acclamation C: Appreciation to Kyoungjin (Jinie) Min

JTC1/SC 34 thanks Jinie for the organizing of the meals and the social events that raised the bar for all future candidate hosts of SC34 meetings.