PROPOSAL FOR A NEW WORK ITEM
|Date of presentation of proposal:
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34
|ISO/IEC JTC 1 N XXXX|
A proposal for a new work item shall be submitted to the secretariat of the ISO/IEC joint technical committee concerned with a copy to the ISO Central Secretariat.
Presentation of the proposal - to be completed by the proposer Guidelines for proposing and justifying a new work item are given in ISO Guide 26.
|Title (subject to be covered and type of standard, e.g. terminology, method of test, performance requirements, etc.) AM3/9541-1: Multilingual extensions to font resource architecture|
|Scope (and field of application) This amendment specifies additional properties of the font resources defined by ISO/IEC 9541-1. Those properties can support interchange and rendering of multilingual mixtures which are required, in particular, in web environments.|
|Purpose and justification (- attach a separate
page as annex, if necessary) Documents interchanged in the internet environments are often required to be multilingual mixture, i.e., described using multiple languages within a paragraph, a page or a document. Those multilingual documents should be rendered and represented according to appropriate multilingual formatting.
Existing ISO/IEC 9541 and the Amendment can support multilingual font treatments. However, the properties defined in the standards are still insufficient to full support of multilingual mixture for multilingual formatting.
|Programme of work
If the proposed new work item is approved , which of the
following document(s) is (are) expected to be developed?
|Relevant documents to be considered
|Cooperation and liaison CJK DOCP(China/Japan/Korea Document Processing Meeting), MLIT(International Symposium on the Standardization of Multilingual Information Technology)|
|Preparatory work offered with target date(s)
|Will the service of a maintenance agency or registration
authority be required? ....No....
- If yes, have you identified a potential candidate? ................
- If yes, indicate name .............................................................
Are there any known requirements for coding? ....No....
Does the proposed standard concern known patented items?
Comments and recommendations of the JTC 1 Secretariat - attach a separate page as an annex, if necessary
|Comments with respect to the proposal in general,
and recommendations thereon:
It is proposed to assign this new item to JTC 1/SC 34
Voting on the proposal - Each P-member of the ISO/IEC joint technical committee has an obligation to vote within the time limits laid down (normally three months after the date of circulation).
|Date of circulation:
|Closing date for voting:
|Signature of JTC 1 Secretary:
Lisa A. Rajchel