Draft Press Release

Unicode CLDR 32 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.Graph of CLDR 32 data growth

Some of the improvements in the release are:

  • More complete data
    • Major contributions of main locale data for Chakma (ccp), Sindhi (sd), Odia (or), Kabyle (kab), Pashto (ps), Turkmen (tk), Norwegian Nynorsk (nn), Assamese (as), and others.
    • Rule-based number formats for Indian English, Akan, Hindi (oblique), Cherokee; revisions to some others.
    • Import of draft subdivision names and language groups from wikidata.
  • New data types
    • Numeric exemplars. For example, in zh: [\- , . % ‰ + 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 〇 一 七 三 九 二 五 八 六 四]
    • “Disjunctive” list style (eg “a, b, or c”)
    •  AvailableFormats items for day periods (skeleton “Bhm” → pattern “h:mm B” → “1:30 in the afternoon”)
  • Major additions for Emoji
    • Emoji name and keyword updates for Unicode 10 and Emoji 5.0 (minor updates for English, full data collection for other languages). Keywords now in sorted order.
    • Adjustments to emoji collation
For further details and links to documentation, see the CLDR Release Notes.

About the Unicode Consortium

The Unicode Consortium is a non-profit organization founded to develop, extend and promote use of the Unicode Standard and related globalization standards.

The membership of the consortium represents a broad spectrum of corporations and organizations, many in the computer and information processing industry. Members include: Adobe, Apple, Emojipedia, Facebook, Google, Government of Bangladesh, Huawei, IBM, Microsoft, Monotype Imaging, Netflix, Sultanate of Oman MARA, Oracle, SAP, Tamil Virtual University, The University of California (Berkeley), plus well over a hundred Associate, Liaison, and Individual members. For a complete member list go to http://www.unicode.org/consortium/members.html

For more information, please contact the Unicode Consortium http://www.unicode.org/contacts.html.
The info here is for reference, not part of announcement:
Sample earlier annoucement:
Sample tweet:
New CLDR v32! Unicode 10.0, localized Emoji 5.0 names, more locale data, new data types, … http://cldr.unicode.org/index/downloads/cldr-32
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