Unicode is a character encoding created in 1987. Unicode is a computing industry standard for the consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems. The latest version contains a repertoire of 136,755 characters covering 139 modern and historic scripts, as well as multiple symbol sets. The Unicode Standard is maintained in conjunction with ISO/IEC 10646, and both are code-for-code identical. Read more on Wikipedia...
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- Unicode first appeared in 1987
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Last updated January 15th, 2020