Release date?

Ken Whistler kenwhistler at
Tue Jun 21 10:03:40 CDT 2016


On 6/21/2016 7:43 AM, Doug Ewell wrote:
> "And tomorrow, June 21, we will have 71 new emojis to play with."
> Do only bloggers and the press get notified in advance of the release
> date of Unicode 9.0?

They are getting it from the same place all of the members and anybody else
could have been seeing it, the draft 9.0.0 landing page we've had up for 
as part of the beta review:

That used to just say, June 2016, but then we got more explicit when 
June got
closer, and we could plan to an exact date.

The page was also easily accessible until a couple of days ago, when we 
took down
the link to the old 9.0.0 beta review page in preparation for the actual 

Oh, and for several days now, we've been tweeting that the release is 

In fact... wait a few hours, and it will be here... ;-)


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