What's New in Unicode 3.0

Mark Davis - IBM Centre for Java Technology SV

Intended Audience: Manager, Software Engineer, Systems Analyst
Session Level: Beginner

This paper summarizes the latest developments in the Unicode standard and related technical reports. It will focus not on the technical details, but on the overall implications of these developments. It will include overviews of:
- Unicode 3.0
- Normalization
- Collation
- Character Mappings
- New semantics, e.g. forming ligatures
- Characters provisionally accepted for the next version of Unicode.
- Case-insensitive text

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