Unicode Emoji 11.0 characters now ready for adoption!

Janusz S. Bień via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Wed Feb 28 05:22:08 CST 2018

Thanks to all who answered. The answers are very clear, but the original
message and the adoption page are in my opinion much less clear. I can
however live with it :-)

Best regards


On Wed, Feb 28 2018 at 11:53 +0100, mark at macchiato.com writes:
> Also, please click through from the announcement to http://www.unicode.org/consortium/adopt-a-character.html.
> If it isn't apparent from that page what the relationship is, we have some work to do...
> Mark

> 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-support-three.html.

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Prof. Janusz S. Bien - University of Warsaw (Formal Linguistics Department)
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