Thursday, September 1, 2011

Proposed Update UAX #42 for Unicode 6.1 now available for public review

Unicode Standard Annex #42, Unicode Character Database in XML, will be updated for Unicode 6.1. The proposed update is now available for general public review and comment.
Review period for this issue closes October 24, 2011. Details are on the following web page:
Changes include:
  • Updated the patterns for kIRG_USource and kMandarin.
  • New values for the jg attribute: Rohingya_Yeh.
  • New values for the script attribute: Cakm, Merc, Mero, Plrd, Shrd, Sora, Takr.
  • The values of the ccc are now restricted to 0..254, instead of 0..255.
  • New value for the age attribute: 6.1.
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