Unicode 10.0 character table support
|Reported by:||cocobean||Owned by:||pulkomandy|
|Keywords:||unicode, icu, libroot, locale||Cc:|
This Haiku operating system locale/Unicode enhancement is to support the font handling and display of the 136,690 characters used by Unicode 10.0. This is in relation to ICU 61.
Benefits to Haiku developers and users:
Masaram Gondi, used to write Gondi in Central and Southeast India Nüshu, used by women in China to write poetry and other discourses until the late twentieth century Soyombo and Zanabazar Square, used in historic Buddhist texts to write Sanskrit, Tibetan, and Mongolian Syriac letters used for writing Suriyani Malayalam, also known as Garshuni and as Syriac Malayalam Gujarati signs used for the transliteration of the Arabic script into Gujarati by Ismaili Khoja communities A set of 285 Hentaigana characters used in Japan (historic variants of Hiragana characters) CJK Extension F (7,473 Han characters) Important symbol additions include: Bitcoin sign 56 emoji characters (full list) A set of Typicon marks and symbols