[Unicode Announcement] Unicode Collation Algorithm 5.2.0 Beta Data Files Now Available

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Date: Tue Sep 08 2009 - 19:44:36 CDT

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    Version 5.2.0 of The Unicode Collation Algorithm (UCA) is being prepared
    for release in parallel with Unicode 5.2. The UCA data files have been
    recently updated and are ready for review. Please see the Public Review
    as well as the beta data files and collation test files:

    1. The data files contain weights for all new assigned characters.
          a. There have been significant changes to the ordering of
             many combining marks. Many of those that are not in customary
             use in modern languages now have the same secondary weight,
             and will only be distinguished on a fourth level, by code
             point ordering.
          b. The ordering for Tamil and Malayalam has been improved,
             but would still need tailoring for the Tamil and Malayalam
    2. The text of UTS#10 has been updated. See the
             modifications section for details:

    Time is very short for this beta review, which closes on September 23,
    2009, so reviewers are urged to download and test the files as soon as
    they can.

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