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Review periods for the new items close on May 3, 2010.
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Briefly, the new issue is:
Issue #168: Two New Provisional Properties for Characters in Indic Scripts
The UTC is considering the addition of two new, enumerated provisional
character properties for Indic scripts: Indic_Syllabic_Category and
Matra_Placement. These are to assist in the analysis and processing of
syllables for various Brahmi-derived scripts, providing classificatory
information that is not easy to extract or derive for all of the Indic
scripts in the standard. Feedback is welcome on the construction of the
proposed properties, the details of the proposed assignment of values
for characters, and on the question of the usefulness of defining such
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