CLDR Version 25 Released

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Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:35:44 -0700

Unicode CLDR 25 has been released, providing an update to the key
building blocks for software supporting the world's languages. This data
is used by a wide spectrum of companies
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internationalization and localization, adapting software to the
conventions of different languages for such common software tasks.

Unicode CLDR 25 focused primarily on improvements to the LDML structure
and tools, and on consistency of data. There are many smaller data
fixes, but there was no general data submission. Changes include the

    * New rules for plural ranges (1-2 liters) for 72 locales, plurals
      for 2 locales, and ordinals for 18 locales.
    * Better locale matching with fallbacks for languages, default
      languages for continents and subcontinents, and default scripts
      for more languages.
    * Two new locales: West Frisian (fy) and Uyghur (ug).
    * Two new metazones: Mexico_Pacific and Mexico_Northwest
    * Updated zh pinyin & zhuyin collations and translators for Unicode
      6.3 kMandarin data
    * Updated keyboard layout data for OSX, Windows and others.

This version contains data for *238* languages and
*259* territories---*740* locales in all.

Details are provided in,
along with a detailed Migration section.

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