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from the Unicode Consortium
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Working with Local Communities to Revitalize and Preserve Indigenous Languages in Canada
By Kevin King, Typotheque The Typotheque Syllabics Project, an initiative based out of Toronto and The Hague, Netherlands, underto...
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Unicode CLDR Version 42 Submission Open
The Unicode CLDR Survey Tool is open for submission for version 42. CLDR provides key building blocks for software to support t...
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Unicode 15.0 Beta Review
The beta review period for Unicode 15.0 has started. The Unicode Standard is the foundation for all modern software and communications a...
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Out of this World: New Astronomy Symbols Approved for the Unicode Standard
Five Trans-Neptunian Objects to Join Character Set By Deborah Anderson, Chair of Unicode Script Ad Hoc Committee In January 2022, th...
Friday, April 8, 2022
ICU 71 Released
Unicode® ICU 71 has just been released. ICU is the premier library for software internationalization , used by a wide array of companie...
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Unicode CLDR Version 41 Released!
The Unicode CLDR Version 41 has been released, and has already been integrated into ICU . CLDR v41 is a limited-submission release. Mo...
Monday, April 4, 2022
Emoji Are Not Born, They Are Made
Unicode now accepting proposals for Emoji 16.0 It’s hard to believe that just as Emoji 14.0 begins to appear on your device of choi...
Monday, March 28, 2022
The Past and Future of Flag Emoji
Emoji Flags are dead, long live Emoji Flags 🏁 🏁 🏁 By Jennifer Daniel, Unicode Emoji Subcommittee Chair With Emoji 16.0 submiss...
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