ICU 72 and CLDR 42 are major releases, including a new version of Unicode and major locale data improvements.
ICU 72 adds two technology preview implementations based on draft Unicode specifications:
- Formatting of people’s names in multiple languages (CLDR background on why this feature is being added and what it does)
- An enhanced version of message formatting
For details, please see https://icu.unicode.org/download/72.
Over 144,000 characters are available for adoption to help the Unicode Consortium’s work on digitally disadvantaged languages