[Unicode Announcement] Unicode Releases Common Locale Data Repository, Version 1.7.2

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Date: Thu Dec 10 2009 - 19:10:05 CST

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    Mountain View, CA, December, 10, 2009 - The UnicodeĀ® Consortium
    announced today the release of version 1.7.2 of the Unicode Common
    Locale Data Repository (CLDR). Unicode CLDR 1.7.2 is an update release,
    with no new translations. The main changes are modifications to Unicode
    language and locale identifiers to correspond to the recent version of

    *About Unicode CLDR*
    Unicode CLDR provides key building blocks for software to support the
    world's languages. Unicode CLDR is by far the largest and most extensive
    standard repository of locale data. This data is used by a wide spectrum
    of companies for their software internationalization and localization:
    adapting software to the conventions of different languages for such
    common software tasks as formatting of dates, times, time zones,
    numbers, and currency values; sorting text; choosing languages or
    countries by name; transliterating different alphabets; and many others.
    For more information about the Unicode CLDR project (including charts)
    see http://cldr.unicode.org.

    *About the Unicode Consortium*
    The Unicode Consortium is a non-profit organization founded to develop,
    extend and promote use of the Unicode Standard and related globalization
    standards. The membership of the consortium represents a broad spectrum
    of corporations and organizations in the computer and information
    processing industry: Adobe Systems, Apple, DENIC eG, Google, Government
    of India, Government of Tamil Nadu, IBM, Microsoft, Monotype Imaging,
    Oracle, SAP, Society for Natural Language Technology Research, Sun
    Microsystems, Sybase, The University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo!,
    plus well over a hundred Associate, Liaison, and Individual members. For
    more information, please contact the Unicode Consortium

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