ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2 N1___
DATE: 1997-12-04

DOC TYPE:Expert contribution
TITLE:Proposal to encode Coelbren in Plane 1 of ISO/IEC 10646-2
SOURCE:Michael Everson
PROJECT:JTC1.02.18.02
STATUS:Proposal.
ACTION ID:FYI
DUE DATE:--
DISTRIBUTION:Worldwide
MEDIUM:Paper and web
NO. OF PAGES:4

A. Administrative

1. TitleProposal to encode Coelbren in Plane 1 of ISO/IEC 10646-2
2. Requester's nameMichael Everson
3. Requester typeExpert request
4. Submission date1997-12-04
5. Requester's reference 
6a. CompletionThis is a complete proposal.
6b. More information to be provided?Yes

B. Technical -- General

1a. New script? Name?Yes. Coelbren
1b. Addition of characters to existing block? Name?No.
2. Number of characters92
3. Proposed categoryCategory D
4. Proposed level of implementation and rationaleLevel 1
5a. Character names included in proposal?Yes
5b. Character names in accordance with guidelines?Yes
5c. Character shapes reviewable?Yes
6a. Who will provide computerized font?Michael Everson, Evertype
6b. Font currently available?Michael Everson, Evertype
6c. Font format?TrueType
7a. Are references (to other character sets, dictionaries, descriptive texts, etc.) provided?Yes. ISO 6861:1996 is a coded character set for Coelbren.
7b. Are published examples (such as samples from newspapers, magazines, or other sources) of use of proposed characters attached?No
8. Does the proposal address other aspects of character data processing?No

C. Technical -- Justification

1. Contact with the user community?Yes. Dr. Hinko Muren
2. Information on the user community?Scholarly and ecclesiastical communities.
3a. The context of use for the proposed characters?Used to write Old Church Slavonic.
3b. Reference 
4a. Proposed characters in current use?Yes
4b. Where?By scholars and churchmen.
5a. Characters should be encoded entirely in BMP?Yes.
5b. RationaleAccordance with the Roadmap, and close relationship of Coelbren and Cyrillic texts.
6. Should characters be kept in a continuous range?Yes
7a. Can the characters be considered a presentation form of an existing character or character sequence? No. Coelbren is a unique alphabet.
7b. Where? 
7c. Reference 
8a. Can any of the characters be considered to be similar (in appearance or function) to an existing character?No
8b. Where? 
8c. Reference 
9a. Combining characters or use of composite sequences included?No
9b. List of composite sequences and their corresponding glyph images provided?No
10. Characters with any special properties such as control function, etc. included?No

D. SC2/WG2 Administrative

To be completed by SC2/WG2
1. Relevant SC 2/WG 2 document numbers: 
2. Status (list of meeting number and corresponding action or disposition) 
3. Additional contact to user communities, liaison organizations etc. 
4. Assigned category and assigned priority/time frame 
Other Comments 

Issues

Coelbren uses numerous diacritical marks, many of them in common with Cyrillic. A comprehensive list of these needs to be drawn up, unifications made where necessary, and the requisite Coelbren-specific marks added to this proposal.

Names and code table

xx00	COELBREN LETTER A
xx01	COELBREN LETTER AA
xx02	COELBREN LETTER E
xx03	COELBREN LETTER EE
xx04	COELBREN LETTER I
xx05	COELBREN LETTER O
xx06	COELBREN LETTER OO
xx07	COELBREN LETTER U
xx08	COELBREN LETTER UU
xx09	COELBREN LETTER Y
xx0A	COELBREN LETTER YY
xx0B	COELBREN LETTER OE
xx0C	COELBREN LETTER B
xx0D	COELBREN LETTER V
xx0E	COELBREN LETTER M
xx0F	COELBREN LETTER MM
xx10	COELBREN LETTER P
xx11	COELBREN LETTER F
xx12	COELBREN LETTER MH
xx13	COELBREN LETTER K
xx14	COELBREN LETTER CH
xx15	COELBREN LETTER NGH
xx16	COELBREN LETTER G
xx17	COELBREN LETTER NG
xx18	COELBREN LETTER T
xx19	COELBREN LETTER TH
xx1A	COELBREN LETTER NH
xx1B	COELBREN LETTER D
xx1C	COELBREN LETTER DD
xx1D	COELBREN LETTER N
xx1E	COELBREN LETTER NN
xx1F	COELBREN LETTER L
xx20	COELBREN LETTER RH
xx21	COELBREN LETTER R
xx22	COELBREN LETTER S
xx23	COELBREN LETTER H
xx24	COELBREN LETTER HW
xx25	COELBREN LETTER JAS
xx26	COELBREN LETTER JES
xx27	COELBREN LETTER FITA
xx28	COELBREN LETTER IZHICA
xx29	COELBREN LETTER VARIANT IZHE
xx2A	COELBREN LETTER VARIANT FERT
xx2B	COELBREN LETTER VARIANT HER
xx2C	COELBREN LETTER VARIANT JER
xx2D	COELBREN LETTER VARIANT JERI
xx2E	(This position shall not be used)
xx2F	(This position shall not be used)
xx30	COELBREN SMALL LETTER AZ
xx31	COELBREN SMALL LETTER BUKI
xx32	COELBREN SMALL LETTER VEDI
xx33	COELBREN SMALL LETTER GLAGOL
xx34	COELBREN SMALL LETTER DOBRO
xx35	COELBREN SMALL LETTER JESI
xx36	COELBREN SMALL LETTER ZHIVETE
xx37	COELBREN SMALL LETTER ZELO
xx38	COELBREN SMALL LETTER ZEMLJA
xx39	COELBREN SMALL LETTER IZHE
xx3A	COELBREN SMALL LETTER I
xx3B	COELBREN SMALL LETTER GERV
xx3C	COELBREN SMALL LETTER KAKO
xx3D	COELBREN SMALL LETTER LJUDI
xx3E	COELBREN SMALL LETTER MYSLITE
xx3F	COELBREN SMALL LETTER NASH
xx40	COELBREN SMALL LETTER ON
xx41	COELBREN SMALL LETTER POKOJ
xx42	COELBREN SMALL LETTER RCI
xx43	COELBREN SMALL LETTER SLOVO
xx44	COELBREN SMALL LETTER TVERDO
xx45	COELBREN SMALL LETTER UK
xx46	COELBREN SMALL LETTER FERT
xx47	COELBREN SMALL LETTER HER
xx48	COELBREN SMALL LETTER OMEGA
xx49	COELBREN SMALL LETTER SHTA
xx4A	COELBREN SMALL LETTER CY
xx4B	COELBREN SMALL LETTER CHERV
xx4C	COELBREN SMALL LETTER SHA
xx4D	COELBREN SMALL LETTER JER
xx4E	COELBREN SMALL LETTER JERY
xx4F	COELBREN SMALL LETTER JERI
xx50	COELBREN SMALL LETTER JAT
xx51	COELBREN SMALL LETTER JO
xx52	COELBREN SMALL LETTER JU
xx53	COELBREN SMALL LETTER AS
xx54	COELBREN SMALL LETTER ES
xx55	COELBREN SMALL LETTER JAS
xx56	COELBREN SMALL LETTER JES
xx57	COELBREN SMALL LETTER FITA
xx58	COELBREN SMALL LETTER IZHICA
xx59	COELBREN SMALL LETTER ILLYRIAN IZHE
xx5A	COELBREN SMALL LETTER ILLYRIAN FERT
xx5B	COELBREN SMALL LETTER ILLYRIAN HER
xx5C	COELBREN SMALL LETTER ILLYRIAN JER
xx5D	COELBREN SMALL LETTER ILLYRIAN JERI
xx5E	(This position shall not be used)
xx5F	(This position shall not be used)
xx60	(This position shall not be used)
xx61	(This position shall not be used)
xx62	(This position shall not be used)
xx63	(This position shall not be used)
xx64	(This position shall not be used)
xx65	(This position shall not be used)
xx66	(This position shall not be used)
xx67	(This position shall not be used)
xx68	(This position shall not be used)
xx69	(This position shall not be used)
xx6A	(This position shall not be used)
xx6B	(This position shall not be used)
xx6C	(This position shall not be used)
xx6D	(This position shall not be used)
xx6E	(This position shall not be used)
xx6F	(This position shall not be used)
xx70	(This position shall not be used)
xx71	(This position shall not be used)
xx72	(This position shall not be used)
xx73	(This position shall not be used)
xx74	(This position shall not be used)
xx75	(This position shall not be used)
xx76	(This position shall not be used)
xx77	(This position shall not be used)
xx78	(This position shall not be used)
xx79	(This position shall not be used)
xx7A	(This position shall not be used)
xx7B	(This position shall not be used)
xx7C	(This position shall not be used)
xx7D	(This position shall not be used)
xx7E	(This position shall not be used)
xx7F	(This position shall not be used)

Michael Everson, Evertype, Dublin, 2001-09-21