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  2. JDK-8072600 Unicode 8 support
  3. JDK-8167400

Release Note: Unicode 8 support

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      The JDK 9 release includes support for Unicode 8.0.
      Since the release of JDK 8, which supported Unicode 6.2.0, the Unicode 8.0 introduced the following new features that are now included in JDK 9:

        - 10,555 new characters
        - 42 new blocks
        - 29 scripts

      - 10,555 new characters;
      Includes Georgian Lari currency symbol.
      Two newly adopted currency symbols: Manat, used in Azerbaijan & Ruble, used in Russia and other countries.

      - 29 new scripts :
       Ahom
       Anatolian Hieroglyphs
       Bassa Vah
       Caucasian Albanian
       Duployan
       Elbasan
       Grantha
       Hatran
       Khojki
       Khudawadi
       Linear A
       Mahajani
       Manichaean
       Mende Kikakui
       Modi
       Mro
       Multani
       Nabataean
       Old Hungarian
       Old North Arabian
       Old Permic
       Pahawh Hmong
       Palmyrene
       Pau Cin Hau
       Psalter Pahlavi
       Siddham
       Sutton SignWriting
       Tirhuta
       Warang Citi

       - 42 new blocks which includes 29 blocks for the new scripts listed above and 13 blocks for the following existing scripts:
       Cherokee Supplement
       CJK Unified Ideographs Extension E
       Combining Diacritical Marks Extended
       Coptic Epact Numbers
       Early Dynastic Cuneiform
       Geometric Shapes Extended
       Latin Extended-E
       Myanmar Extended-B
       Ornamental Dingbats
       Shorthand Format Controls
       Sinhala Archaic Numbers
       Supplemental Arrows-C
       Supplemental Symbols and Pictographs

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            rgoel Rachna Goel (Inactive)
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            peytoia Yuka Kamiya (Inactive)
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