Friday, February 13, 2015

Unicode Emoji (UTR #51) Draft Available

The draft of the UTR #51, Unicode Emoji technical report has been advanced to Draft status, and updated as follows:
  • refined the selection factors used to weigh new emoji proposals
  • reduced the set of recommended characters
  • reduced the set of characters that the emoji modifiers can affect (for diversity)
  • removed one of the candidate Unicode 8.0 characters
  • updated the charts to add the candidate Unicode 8.0 emoji, such as U+1F910 ZIPPER-MOUTH FACE
  • enhanced the text
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