Re: New BMP characters (was Re: [very OT] Documentation: beyond 65

From: Kenneth Whistler (kenw@sybase.com)
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 15:43:20 EST


Marco asked:

> Kenneth Whistler wrote:
> > No. Unicode 3.1 has already been approved, and is in the
> > last stages of publication. After that, Unicode 3.2 will
> > appear, adding over 1000 more characters to the BMP.
>
> Can you anticipate what these new BMP characters will be? Entire scripts or
> just additions to existing scripts?

See:

http://www.unicode.org/charts/draftunicode32/

Mostly math symbols, but a bunch of other miscellaneous additions
scattered around, plus 4 new (old) Philippine scripts: Tagalog, Hanunˇo,
Buhid, and Tagbanwa.

--Ken



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