Unicode Emoji 11.0 characters now ready for adoption!

Andrew West via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Wed Feb 28 07:41:14 CST 2018

On 28 February 2018 at 10:48, Martin J. Dürst via Unicode
<unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
>>> 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.

Over $250,000 has been raised from Unicode character adoptions to
date. I am curious as to how much of this money has been spent, and
would very much like to see annual accounts showing how much money has
been received, and how much has been disbursed to whom and for what.


. See e.g. the recent announcement at
> http://blog.unicode.org/2018/02/adopt-character-grant-to-support-three.html.
> Regards,   Martin.

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