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 :-)
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...
> 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.
Prof. dr hab. Janusz S. Bien - Uniwersytet Warszawski (Katedra Lingwistyki Formalnej)
Prof. Janusz S. Bien - University of Warsaw (Formal Linguistics Department)
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