Unicode Emoji 11.0 characters now ready for adoption!

Martin J. Dürst via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Wed Feb 28 04:48:22 CST 2018

On 2018/02/28 19:38, Janusz S. Bień via Unicode wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 27 2018 at 13:45 -0800, announcements at unicode.org writes:
>> The 157 new Emoji are now available for adoption, to help the Unicode
>> Consortium’s work on digitally disadvantaged languages.
> I'm quite curious what it the relation between the new emojis and the
> digitally disadvantages languages. I see none.

I think this was mentioned before on this list, in particular by Mark:
The money collected from character adoptions (where emoji are a 
prominent target) is (mostly?) used to support work on not-yet-encoded 
(thus digitally disadvantaged) scripts. See e.g. the recent announcement 

Regards,   Martin.

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