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From:
Alberto Simoes
Date:
February 13, 2018 18:21
Subject:
Re: Unicode Emoji 11.0 characters now final for 2018
Message ID:
a5d2f716-2e0e-638c-75cf-ce2a3294983c@perl-hackers.net
No idea how people survived up today without a 'flats' emoji...

On 02/13/2018 05:17 PM, Karl Williamson wrote:
> 🧨 Emoji 11.0 <http://www.unicode.org/Public/emoji/11.0/> data has been 
> released, with 157 new emoji such as:
> 🥵
> /hot face/
> 	🥴
> /woozy face/
> 👩🏻‍🦰
> /woman, red haired:
> light skin tone/
> 	👨🏿‍🦱
> /man, curly haired:
> dark skin tone/
> 🦸‍♀️
> /woman superhero/
> 	🥎
> /softball/
> 🦟
> /mosquito/
> 	🏴‍☠️
> /pirate flag/
> 🥿
> /flats/
> 	🦞
> /lobster/
> 
> 
> The new Emoji 11.0 <http://www.unicode.org/Public/emoji/11.0/> set is 
> fixed and final, and includes the data needed for vendors to begin 
> working on their emoji fonts and code ahead of the release of Unicode 
> 11.0, scheduled for June 2018. The new emoji typically start showing up 
> on mobile phones in August or September.
> 
> The man and woman emoji can now have various hair styles (red-haired, 
> curly-haired, white-haired, and bald), and the new superhero and 
> supervillain support genders and skin tones. The new leg and foot also 
> support skin tones.
> 
> The new emoji are listed in Emoji Recently Added v11.0 
> <http://www.unicode.org/emoji/charts-11.0/emoji-released.html>, with 
> sample images. These images are just samples: vendors for mobile phones, 
> PCs, and web platforms will typically use images that fit their overall 
> emoji designs. In particular, the Emoji Ordering v11.0 
> <http://www.unicode.org/emoji/charts-11.0/emoji-ordering.html> chart 
> shows how the new emoji sort compared to the others, with new emoji 
> marked with rounded-rectangles. The other Emoji Charts for Version 11.0 
> <http://www.unicode.org/emoji/charts-11.0/index.html> have been updated 
> to show the emoji.
> 
> The version number for this release of Unicode emoji is jumping from the 
> previously-released Emoji 5.0 to Emoji 11.0 (instead of 6.0) — starting 
> with this release, the version number for emoji is synchronized with the 
> corresponding version number of the Unicode Standard.
> 
> To be considered for emoji 12.0, new emoji proposals 
> <http://www.unicode.org/emoji/selection.html> must be submitted before 
> the end of March 2018. This schedule is to align with the 2019 release 
> of the Unicode Standard.
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> /The 157 new emoji will soon be available for adoption 
> <http://unicode.org/consortium/adopt-a-character.html> to help the 
> Unicode Consortium’s work on digitally disadvantaged languages./
> 
> [kangaroo badge] <http://unicode.org/consortium/adopt-a-character.html>
> 
> http://blog.unicode.org/2018/02/unicode-emoji-110-characters-now-final.html
> 

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