Unicode 3.0 Conformance Unicode Transformation Formats UTF-16 BE, UTF-16 LE, UTF-16, UTF-8 Unicode Bidirectional Behavior Other normative character property values Clause numbering maintained! Stability Policies Clarification of noncharacters Normalization Conformance Test
Unicode 3.0 Unicode Standard Annexes (UAX) Integral part of 3.0.1 Standard UAX #09: BIDIBIDI UAX #11: East Asian WidthEast Asian Width UAX #13: Newline GuidelinesNewline Guidelines UAX #14: Line BreakingLine Breaking UAX #15: NormalizationNormalization Included in any reference to version 3.0 or later
Unicode 3.0 Unicode Technical Standards (UTS) UTS #06: CompressionCompression –IANA name: SCSU UTS #10: CollationCollation –Note: defined over all Unicode code points –Values will be updated soon for better ordering
Unicode 3.0 Technical Reports UTR #07: Language TagsLanguage Tags UTR #16: UTF-EBCDICUTF-EBCDIC UTR #17: Character Encoding ModelCharacter Encoding Model UTR #18: Regular ExpressionsRegular Expressions UTR #19: UTF-32UTF-32 UTR #21: Case MappingsCase Mappings
Unicode 3.0 Draft Technical Reports UTR #20: Unicode in XML…Unicode in XML… UTR #22: Character Mapping TablesCharacter Mapping Tables UTR #24: Script NamesScript Names Open for public comment
Unicode 3.0 Unicode Character Database More Documentation, More Data –UnicodeDataBlocks –ArabicShapingJamo –CompositionExclusionsSpecialCasing –EastAsianWidthLineBreak –UnihanBidiMirroring –CaseFoldingNormalizationTest
Unicode 3.0 Website changes New Look & Feel New Navigation Enhanced FAQ Glossary What is Unicode? Where is my character?
Unicode 3.0 Beyond 3.0 Characters –CJK characters, symbols, music systems, ancient scripts, extra characters, etc. –First allocated surrogate pairs Properties –essential for Unicode enablement
Unicode 3.0 Major new version Over 10,000 new characters Enhanced character data for implementations Reorganized text for better reference The version for normalization Unicode Character Database 3.0.0 Available now!
Unicode 3.0 Reference to Versions Open repertoire, but backwards compatible Characters only added, not removed –Two early exceptions: ISO sync. & Korean Dont overspecify the version: –Version 2.1.0 vs. Version 2.1 vs. Version 2 or later Includes Technical Reports!!
Unicode 3.0 Versions of the Standard major - significant additions –published as a book minor - character additions or more significant normative changes –published as a Technical ReportTechnical Report update - any other changes –on the website in /standard/versions/ Example: 2.1.9
Unicode 3.0 Reorganized Text 6: Punctuation 7: European Alphabetics 8: Middle Eastern 9: South Asian 10: East Asian 11: Other (Mongolian, etc.) 12: Symbols 13: Formatting, Controls, Specials
Unicode 3.0 Additionally Shift-JIS Index Full Radical Stroke Index –CJK split in several blocks Improved Charts –Especially for CJK Ideographs Improved Implementation Guidelines General Clarifications
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