Unicode 11.0 includes a number of changes. Some of the Unicode Standard Annexes have modifications for Unicode 11.0, often in coordination with changes to character properties. In particular, there are major changes to UAX #29, Unicode Text Segmentation. Seven new scripts have been added in Unicode 11.0, including Hanifi Rohingya. A major adjustment has been made to the Georgian script, with the introduction of uppercase Georgian letters. There are also 66 additional emoji characters.
Please review the documentation, adjust your code, test the data files, and report errors and other issues to the Unicode Consortium by April 23, 2018. Feedback instructions are on the beta page.
See http://unicode.org/versions/beta-11.0.0.html for more information about testing the 11.0.0 beta.
See http://unicode.org/versions/Unicode11.0.0/ for the current draft summary of Unicode 11.0.0.
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Over 130,000 characters are available for adoption, to help the Unicode Consortium’s work on digitally disadvantaged languages.