Unicode

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U·ni·code

 (yo͞o′nĭ-kōd′)
n.
A character encoding standard for computer storage and transmission of the letters, characters, and symbols of most languages and writing systems.

Unicode

(ˈjuːnɪˌkəʊd)
n
(Computer Science) computing a character set for all languages
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The Consortium annually updates the Unicode Standard, and invites public proposals for new additions.
The service allows full customization for the username of an e-mail address to be in any language/script represented in the Unicode standard, and can work with any second level IDN domain name or IDN top-level domain working on the Internet today.
The Unicode Standard is intended to support the needs of all types of users,
Emoji characters are based on the Unicode standard in order to be displayed properly across many platforms.
Unicode standard (UTF-8) comes up with an added advantage that there is no need to install Urdu fonts at the client side.
When the Unicode Standard was introduced, it enabled the use of any glyph for any linguistic particularity.
The addition of these combining marks will not only simplify the Arabic Block of Unicode Standard, but will make it possible to typeset all origional languages written in Arabic script.
The symbol will be included in the Unicode Standard for representation and processing of text written in major scripts of the world to ensure that ( it) C* is easily shown and printed," the spokesperson said in New Delhi.
Coverage encompasses fundamental Java elements, object-oriented basic concepts, and Java-related platforms and technologies, with appendices on the Unicode standard and bracket conventions.
The Unicode Standard has been adopted by such industry leaders as Apple, HP, IBM, JustSystem, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Sun, Sybase, Unisys and others.
Based in the USA, and with organizations such as Microsoft and International Business Machines (IBM) as members, Unicode Standard defines how characters and sounds of different languages are represented in modern software products and standards.
For example, the Unicode Standard is a character-encoding system that allows software applications to work in any language.