#1454 F23 System Wide Change: Unicode 8.0 support
Closed None Opened 7 years ago by jkurik.

For the 2015-Jul-01 meeting as the Change Proposal was announced on devel-announce list on 2015-Jun-22.

Unicode 8.0 got release on 17th June 2015. It includes 41 new emoji characters (including five modifiers for diversity), 5,771 new ideographs for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, the new Georgian lari currency symbol, and 86 lowercase Cherokee syllables. It also adds letters to existing scripts to support Arwi (the Tamil language written in the Arabic script), the Ik language in Uganda, Kulango in the Côte d’Ivoire, and other languages of Africa. In total, this version adds 7,716 new characters and six new scripts.


+1 as this will update the locale data in glibc to Unicode 8.0 release.

  • AGREED: F23 System Wide Change: Unicode 8.0 support is approved (+6,
    0, -0) (thozza, 19:18:43)

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