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L2 - Character Sets and Internationalization

About This Committee

Technical Committee INCITS/L2 is responsible for the creation and maintenance of U.S. standards for the coding of graphic and control characters for use in data processing systems and equipments. Graphic characters include the letters of the alphabet, digits, punctuation marks, etc.

Control characters code the functions needed for the transmission, storage, manipulation and representation of graphic characters.

This technical committee is the U.S. TAG to ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC2.


  • Group ChairCraig Cummings, VMware Inc
  • Vice ChairLisa Moore, Unicode Inc
  • Int'l. RepDeborah Anderson, Unicode Inc

Staff Contacts

Barbara Bennett

Barbara Bennett

Associate Manager, Standards Operations


Group Participants