New on CTAN: unicode-data

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Sat Dec 12 06:40:13 CET 2015

The LaTeX3 Project submitted the



Version number: 1.0 2015-12-10
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Unicode data and loaders for TeX

Announcement text:

This bundle provides generic access to Unicode Consortium data
for TeX use.

The bundle contains a set of text files provided by the Unicode
Consortium: these are currently all from Unicode 8.0.0, with the
exception of MathClass.txt which is not currently part of the
Unicode Character Database.

Accompanying these source data are generic TeX loader files
allowing this data to be used as part of TeX runs, in particular
in building format files. Currently there are two loader files:
one for general character set up and one for initialising XeTeX
character classes as has been carried out to date by

The source data are distributed in accordance with the license
stipulated by the Unicode Consortium. The bundle as a whole is
co-ordinated by the LaTeX3 Project as a general resource for TeX


This package is located at

More information is at

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   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Manfred Lotz

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