ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34N0707

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TITLE: Resolution to subdivide ISO/IEC 9541 with a new part 4: Information technology -- Font information interchange -- Part 4: Open Font Format
SOURCE: SC34 Chairman
PROJECT: WD 9541-4: Information technology -- Font information interchange -- Part 4: Open Font Format
PROJECT EDITOR: Dr. Yushi Komachi
STATUS: SC34 Resolution
ACTION: P-members are asked to submit any objections to this resolution in the two-week period ending 2006-03-06, or if in support of this resolution, to submit the names of any interested participants from their national body.
DATE: 2006-02-20
DISTRIBUTION: SC34 and Liaisons
REFER TO: N0706 - 2006-02-20 - Text for FCD ballot for ISO/IEC FCD 14496-22: Information technology -- Coding of audio-visual objects -- Part 22: Open Font Format
REPLY TO:

Dr. James David Mason
(ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Chairman)
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Mr. G. Ken Holman
(ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Secretariat - Standards Council of Canada)
Crane Softwrights Ltd.
Box 266,
Kars, ON K0A-2E0 CANADA
Telephone: +1 613 489-0999
Facsimile: +1 613 489-0995
Network: jtc1sc34@scc.ca
http://www.jtc1sc34.org/


In advance of the upcoming plenary session, the SC34 Chairman puts forth the following Resolution on behalf of the WG2 Convenor to satisfy the need to introduce a new part to an existing standard, as provided for in JTC 1 Directives Section 6.2.2.1. P-members are asked to submit any objections to this resolution in the two-week period ending 2006-03-06, or if in support of this resolution, to submit the names of any interested participants from their national body.

BE IT RESOLVED, that the JTC 1/SC 34 Programme of Work be updated to include a subdivision of the existing ISO/IEC 9541 to introduce Part 4, titled "ISO/IEC 9541-4 Information Technology - Font Information Interchange - Open Font Format", developed as a dual-numbered document in conjunction with ISO/IEC 14496-22 being prepared by JTC 1/SC 29/ WG 11. The scope of this dual-numbered project will be the standardization of OpenType(R) format version 1.4 font format specification as a ISO/IEC standard.