|297||Unicode 8.0.0 Beta||Closing Date: 2015.04.27|
|Informal Discussion:||Unicode Mail List (Join)|
|Formal Feedback:||Contact Form|
|Resolution:||The beta will be finalized, and Unicode 8.0 will be published.|
Description of Issue:
The next version of the Unicode Standard will be Version 8.0.0. The beta information page for Unicode 8.0.0 is located at:
This version is planned for release in June 2015. A beta version of the 8.0.0 Unicode Character Database files is also available for public comment. We strongly encourage implementers to download these files and test them with their programs, well before the end of the beta period, April 27, 2015. These files are located in:
For detailed information and guidance on how to focus your review, see the section Notable Issues for Beta Testers on the beta page.
Similarly, UTS #46, Unicode IDNA Compatibility Processing, will be released in parallel with Unicode 8.0.0, and a beta version of the UTS #46 data is available at http://www.unicode.org/Public/idna/8.0.0/. See also PRI #291.
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