Unicode Emoji 11.0 characters now ready for adoption!

Mark Davis ☕️ via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Wed Feb 28 04:53:41 CST 2018

Also, please click through from the announcement to

If it isn't apparent from that page what the relationship is, we have some
work to do...


On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 11:48 AM, Martin J. Dürst via Unicode <
unicode at unicode.org> wrote:

> 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 at
> http://blog.unicode.org/2018/02/adopt-character-grant-to-sup
> port-three.html.
> Regards,   Martin.
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