Monday, November 3, 2014

New Unicode Emoji draft, available for review

egg hatching emoji The Unicode Consortium has released the draft “Unicode Emoji” document, whose main goal is to help improve the interoperability of emoji characters across implementations by providing guidelines and data.

This draft document also includes a section on Diversity, with a mechanism using 5 new proposed characters to provide a variety of skin tones for existing emoji characters.

The document is in “Proposed Draft” state, and made available for public review and comment.