72 New Emoji Characters

Oren Watson oren.watson at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 16:48:40 CDT 2016

I see this in the list of new emoji:
• marksmanship, sport shooting, hunting
 This is incorrect, a goal net would be for football or hockey, not

On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 3:19 PM, <announcements at unicode.org> wrote:

> [image: [Emoji Image]]The 72 new emoji characters for Unicode 9.0 are now
> final, and listed in Emoji Recently Added
> <http://www.unicode.org/emoji/charts/emoji-released.html>. They include 7
> faces, 7 people, 7 hand gestures, 14 plants/animals, 18 food emoji, 12
> sports emoji, and a few others. The corresponding documentation in *UTR
> #51 Unicode Emoji, Version 3.0 <http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr51/>*
> has also been updated, with additional guidelines for implementers and the
> new versions of the emoji data files. These should appear on smart phones
> and other devices that support emoji once vendors have a chance to update
> them.
> Four of the new emoji are added to complete gender pairs. Work has already
> begun on the Version 4.0 of Unicode Emoji, with a focus on further
> enhancing gender representation, and targeted to appear in the near future.
> The new emoji characters will soon be available for adoption
> <http://unicode.org/consortium/adopt-a-character.html>, helping support projects
> to improve language support
> <http://blog.unicode.org/2016/06/encoding-mayan-script-your-adopt.html>.
> http://blog.unicode.org/2016/06/72-new-emoji-characters.html
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