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TITLE: Minutes of May/June 2006 Meeting - Seoul, Korea
SOURCE: SC34 Secretariat
STATUS: Meeting minutes
ACTION: For information
DATE: 2006-06-01
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]

1. Opening of opening plenary meeting
2. Roll call of Delegates
 - additions to the weekly correspondence
3. Appointment of Drafting Committee
 - please submit documents to Secretariat Manager by Wednesday afternoon
4. Adoption of the Agenda: Document: SC34 N 712
5. Chairman's Remarks

I thank our hosts in the Korean NB for their hospitality.

I apologize for not being there, but various things prevent my travel, and I
hope Sam understands.

I am pleased that we have established a connection with SC29 and that what
will be, from the SC34 perspective, ISO/IEC 9541-4 is proceeding. I spoke to
one of my contacts in SC 29 this morning (5/23), and he thinks things are
going well.

I welcome the liaison delegations from ISUG, OASIS and Ecma. Our liaison
partners are always welcome to send delegations. I hope that OASIS and Ecma
understand that the projects in which they have an interest are not on the
agenda at this plenary. They are nonetheless welcome to participate in the
meetings of SC34's WGs.

I look forward to seeing everyone in Boston.

6. Secretariat's Remarks 

Thank you to all members helping with the document processing of committee
documents and helping me fulfill my procedural obligations.

I still need the help of members to keep an eye out for issues of importance
to our committee, as my other obligations interfere with my voluntary work.

Of note, I need working group convenors and all members to periodically review
the Interim Secretariat Report and pass to me any up-to-date information.

As always I very much appreciate the moral support I've received from all
members of the committee regarding my duties.  It is a privilege to serve.

A final note of thanks to the Korean National Body and, in particular, Jinie
Min for the preprations for and running of our meeting this week in Seoul.  I
don't think I've been to a standards meeting where the agenda for the week
includes a complete menu.  It promises to be a wonderful experience.

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)
7.1 SWG Directives N733
7.2 IS 10036 RA
8. Reports of External Liaisons (Specific ISO/IEC liaisons will be added 
   to the agenda upon receipt of written contributions to the plenary meeting) 
8.1 Ecma International (informal liaison with SC34; Category A liaison with JTC1)
8.2 OASIS (category A liaison with SC34; no liaison with JTC1)
9. Reports of Working Groups 
9.1. Working Group 1 - Markup Languages
 - four CDs and FCDs on ballot
 - possibility of WG1 meeting in Montréal
9.2. Working Group 2 - Information Presentation
 - liaison document to SC29/WG11 re: 14996-22
9.3. Working Group 3 - Information Association
10. ISO/IEC JTC1 Activities of Interest to SC34 
 - Secretariat Manager relying on members to bring things to group's attention
 - SWG Directives
 - SWG Vocabulary
11. Review of Programme of Work and Target Dates 
11.1 DIS 26300 ODF
  - support of Sweden not recorded at ISO/CS
  - comments from China not recorded at ISO/CS
  - comments from SC34 experts individually submitted
  - will be receiving comments from Norway not recorded at ISO/CS

  - regarding comments:

   From: Lisa Rajchel <[email protected]>
   To: "'G. Ken Holman - ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Secretariat Manager'" 
	 <[email protected]>,
         keith brannon <[email protected]>, Dana Holmes
	 <[email protected]>
   Cc: "'Jameson, Scott K'" <[email protected]>
   Subject: RE: The chinese comments for ISO/IEC DIS 2630 0
   Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 07:56:01 -0400
   Ken, concerning "ad hoc comments" - no, the only comments
   that the Project Editor is allowed to consider are those 
   submitted via the ballot.  Yes, all changes from the 
   balloted text to the final text need to be traced back to 
   an official ballot response comment such as I assume SC 34 
   does with all ballot comment resolution.


  - comment: disposition report is expected soon

11.2 ZIP format ISO standardization
  - is this an SC34 matter?
  - no actual standard for the ZIP format, used by ODF, OOX, and others
  - is it useful to make a standard?
  - propose contacting maintainers of the text and find out if
    there would be any benefit in ISO standardization
  - Jelliffe offers to chair
12. Review of SC34 Meeting Calendar 
  - WG3 - August 2006 in Montréal
  - WG1 - August 2006 in Montréal
  - date of next meeting: December 2-6, Boston; opening Dec 3, closing Dec 5
13. Other opening plenary meeting business 
  - review attendance at closing plenary (proxy rules Directives section 9.1.1)
  - how many members for opening/closing receptions?
  - lunch @ 11:30 prompt at elevators 
  - question of week's agenda for meetings
14. Working group breakouts
  - SWG Directives - 9573-11 Amd 1 and 26300 to the allowed list of formats
                     (ref. Directives N725 Section H4.1)
                   - require minutes of SC meetings
                   - delta JTC1 requirements rather than replacement
  - editors of XML vocabulary - ITSIG submission?
15. Opening of closing plenary meeting
  - revise the attendance list
16. Review of work accomplished since opening plenary meeting
  - WG1 had first virtual conference with a project editor
  - WG2 new admendment project
  - WG3 new project proposal
  - WG3 discussed published subjects and an initiative in the W3C
    which could lead to a joint activity bewteen WG3, W3C and OASIS
  - the wonderful meals were enjoyed by all
17. Review of Programme of Work and Target Dates 
  - no comments
18. Approval of Resolutions 
  - N0754res
19. Other closing plenary business
20. Adjournment