Thursday, December 10, 2009

[Unicode Announcement] Unicode Releases Common Locale Data Repository, Version 1.7.2

Mountain View, CA, December, 10, 2009 - The Unicode® Consortium
announced today the release of version 1.7.2 of the Unicode Common
Locale Data Repository (CLDR). Unicode CLDR 1.7.2 is an update release,
with no new translations. The main changes are modifications to Unicode
language and locale identifiers to correspond to the recent version of

*About Unicode CLDR*
Unicode CLDR provides key building blocks for software to support the
world's languages. Unicode CLDR is by far the largest and most extensive
standard repository of locale data. This data is used by a wide spectrum
of companies for their software internationalization and localization:
adapting software to the conventions of different languages for such
common software tasks as formatting of dates, times, time zones,
numbers, and currency values; sorting text; choosing languages or
countries by name; transliterating different alphabets; and many others.
For more information about the Unicode CLDR project (including charts)

*About the Unicode Consortium*
The Unicode Consortium is a non-profit organization founded to develop,
extend and promote use of the Unicode Standard and related globalization
standards. The membership of the consortium represents a broad spectrum
of corporations and organizations in the computer and information
processing industry: Adobe Systems, Apple, DENIC eG, Google, Government
of India, Government of Tamil Nadu, IBM, Microsoft, Monotype Imaging,
Oracle, SAP, Society for Natural Language Technology Research, Sun
Microsystems, Sybase, The University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!,
plus well over a hundred Associate, Liaison, and Individual members. For
more information, please contact the Unicode Consortium

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