CLDR Version 31 Released

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Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:14:07 -0700

CLDR Coverage
CLDR 31 provides an update to the key building blocks for software
supporting the world’s languages. This data is used by all major
software systems <> for
their software internationalization and localization, adapting software
to the conventions of different languages for such common software tasks.

Some of the improvements in the release are:

    * Canonical codes
          o The subdivision codes have been changed to all have the
            bcp47 format.
          o The locales in the language-territory population data are in
            canonical format.
          o The timezone ID for GMT has been split from UTC.
          o There is a mechanism for identifying hybrid locales, such as
    * Emoji 5.0
          o Short names and keywords have been updated for English.
            (Data for other languages to be gathered in the next cycle).
          o Collation (sorting) adds the new 5.0 Emoji characters and
            sequences, and some fixes for Emoji 4.0 characters and
          o For Emoji usage, subdivision names for Scotland, Wales, and
            England have been added for 65 languages.

For further details and links to documentation, see the CLDR Release
Notes <>.

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