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BabelStone Han Version History

Version history for BabelStone Han.


Version Date Coverage Notes
1.00 2009-05-25 14,907 CJK unified ideographs Created by merging AR PL Mingti2L Big5 and AR PL SungtiL GB.
1.05 2010-07-03 50 blocks; 19,187 characters, including 16,361 CJK unified ideographs First public release.
1.06 2010-10-01 54 blocks; 19,688 characters, including 16,818 CJK unified ideographs
1.07 2011-03-14 56 blocks; 20,853 characters, including 17,731 CJK unified ideographs
1.08 2011-05-01 61 blocks; 21,873 characters, including 18,073 CJK unified ideographs
1.09 2012-01-23 67 blocks; 23,110 characters, including 18,776 CJK unified ideographs
1.10 2012-06-12 67 blocks; 25,620 characters, including 21,000 CJK unified ideographs
1.11 2013-02-10 68 blocks; 27,797 characters, including 22,533 CJK unified ideographs
1.12 2014-01-31 68 blocks; 29,045 characters, including 23,485 CJK unified ideographs
7.0.0 2014-08-28 70 blocks; 30,547 characters, including 24,840 CJK unified ideographs Complete coverage of the main CJK block.
New version numbering system based on the supported version of Unicode.
7.0.1 2015-02-01 70 blocks; 31,294 characters, including 25,543 CJK unified ideographs 703 additonal characters in Ext. A, Ext. B and Ext. C blocks.
7.0.2 2015-04-19 70 blocks; 32,615 characters, including 26,464 CJK unified ideographs 921 additonal characters in Ext. A, Ext. B and Ext. C blocks; complete coverage of Ext. C G-source characters.
8.0.0 2015-06-14 72 blocks; 34,121 characters, including 28,106 CJK unified ideographs 1,642 additional CJK unified ideographs (9 characters added to the end of the main CJK block; 115 Ext. A characters; 363 Ext. B characters; 30 Ext. C characters; and 1,125 Ext. E characters). 194 PUA characters removed.
8.0.1 2015-11-28 72 blocks; 36,797 characters, including 29,109 CJK unified ideographs 1,003 additional CJK unified ideographs (269 Ext. A characters; 428 Ext. B characters; 97 Ext. C characters; and 209 Ext. E characters). 1,671 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA. Various glyph corrections.
8.0.2 2015-11-28 72 blocks; 36,803 characters, including 29,114 CJK unified ideographs More glyph corrections, and 5 additional Ext. B characters.
8.0.3 2015-12-29 72 blocks; 37,308 characters, including 29,347 CJK unified ideographs 233 additional CJK unified ideographs. 272 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.020.
8.0.4 2016-03-05 77 blocks; 37,985 characters, including 29,537 CJK unified ideographs 190 additional CJK unified ideographs. 124 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.024.
9.0.0 2016-06-23 79 blocks; 38,824 characters, including 30,198 CJK unified ideographs 661 additional CJK unified ideographs. 124 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.036.
9.0.1 2016-10-23 80 blocks; 42,212 characters, including 31,289 CJK unified ideographs 1,041 additional CJK unified ideographs (147 Ext. A characters; 679 Ext. B characters; 9 Ext. C characters; and 256 Ext. E characters). 98 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.046. Numerous glyph corrections and improvements.
9.0.2 2017-03-12 80 blocks; 43,967 characters, including 32,627 CJK unified ideographs 1,338 additional CJK unified ideographs (119 Ext. A characters; 907 Ext. B characters; 56 Ext. C characters; and 256 Ext. E characters). 417 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.058. Various glyph corrections and improvements. Added support for vertical layout.
10.0.0 2017-06-12 82 blocks; 46,422 characters, including 34,356 CJK unified ideographs 1,729 additional CJK unified ideographs (21 basic CJK characters; 74 Ext. A characters; 437 Ext. B characters; 16 Ext. C characters; 40 Ext. E characters; and 1,141 Ext. F characters). 400 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.070. Various glyph corrections and improvements.
10.0.1 2017-10-28 82 blocks; 46,922 characters, including 34,806 CJK unified ideographs 450 additional CJK unified ideographs (43 Ext. A characters; 206 Ext. B characters; 6 Ext. C characters; 20 Ext. E characters; and 175 Ext. F characters). 394 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.094; and 363 already-encoded characters removed from the PUA. Various glyph corrections and improvements.
10.0.2 2017-12-16 82 blocks; 47,151 characters, including 35,006 CJK unified ideographs 200 additional CJK unified ideographs (59 Ext. A characters; 37 Ext. B characters; 1 Ext. C character; 5 Ext. E characters; and 98 Ext. F characters). 29 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.095. Fixed display of hentaigana plus dakuten or handakuten in vertical layout.
11.0.0 2018-03-14 85 blocks; 48,296 characters, including 35,728 CJK unified ideographs 633 additional CJK unified ideographs (5 basic CJK characters; 113 Ext. A characters; 179 Ext. B characters; 41 Ext. C characters; 36 Ext. E characters; and 348 Ext. F characters). 351 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.106. Supports Standardized Variation Sequences for CJK Unified Ideographs corresponding to CJK Compatibility Ideographs. Includes colour glyphs for some pictographic characters (Xiangqi game symbols, red envelope, stop sign).
11.0.1 2018-04-07 87 blocks; 48,760 characters, including 36,052 CJK unified ideographs 324 additional CJK unified ideographs (2 Ext. A characters; 44 Ext. B characters; 3 Ext. C characters; 259 Ext. E characters; and 16 Ext. F characters). 48 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.110. 20 Mayan numerals added in Unicode 11.0.
11.0.2 2018-04-07 87 blocks; 48,762 characters, including 36,054 CJK unified ideographs Fixed broken contextual variants for Ext. E characters. 2 additional CJK unified ideographs (2 Ext. B characters).
11.0.3 2018-06-08 87 blocks; 48,762 characters, including 36,211 CJK unified ideographs 157 additional CJK unified ideographs (29 Ext. A characters; 84 Ext. B characters; 10 Ext. C characters; 25 Ext. E characters; and 9 Ext. F characters). 93 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.115.
11.0.4 2019-01-03 85 blocks; 50,202 characters, including 37,031 CJK unified ideographs 820 additional CJK unified ideographs (206 Ext. A characters; 419 Ext. B characters; 55 Ext. C characters; 105 Ext. E characters; and 35 Ext. F characters). 472 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.126. Greek, Coptic and Cyrillic letters removed.
12.0.0 2019-03-01 87 blocks; 50,429 characters, including 37,211 CJK unified ideographs 180 additional CJK unified ideographs (3 Ext. A characters; 168 Ext. B characters; 4 Ext. C characters; 2 Ext. E characters; and 3 Ext. F characters). 5 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.130. Added Small Kana Extension characters, U+16FE2 OLD CHINESE HOOK MARK, U+16FE3 OLD CHINESE ITERATION MARK. Added 27 characters for coloured squares, circles and hearts (see L2/18-141R2). Added support for variation sequences for fulwidth East Asian punctuation (see L2/17-436R).
12.1.1 2019-04-01 87 blocks; 50,505 characters, including 37,286 CJK unified ideographs 75 additional CJK unified ideographs (5 Ext. A characters; 46 Ext. B characters; 1 Ext. C character; 2 Ext. E characters; and 21 Ext. F characters). 2 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.131. Added new Japanese square era name Reiwa 令和 at U+32FF ().
12.1.2 2019-04-05 87 blocks; 50,555 characters, including 37,328 CJK unified ideographs 42 additional CJK unified ideographs (36 Ext. B characters; 1 Ext. C character; 4 Ext. E characters; and 1 Ext. F character). 9 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.133.
12.1.3 2019-04-11 87 blocks; 50,568 characters, including 37,339 CJK unified ideographs 11 additional CJK unified ideographs (1 Ext. B character; and 10 Ext. F characters).
12.1.4 2019-04-17 87 blocks; 50,570 characters, including 37,341 CJK unified ideographs 2 additional CJK unified ideographs (2 Ext. C characters).
12.1.5 2019-07-14 87 blocks; 50,702 characters, including 37,423 CJK unified ideographs 83 additional CJK unified ideographs (10 Ext. A characters; 47 Ext. B characters; 6 Ext. C characters; 11 Ext. E characters; and 9 Ext. F characters), and one mistaken character (U+2D1E9) removed; 45 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.140.
12.1.6 2019-10-17 87 blocks; 51,349 characters, including 37,737 CJK unified ideographs 314 additional CJK unified ideographs (34 Ext. A characters; 213 Ext. B characters; 3 Ext. C characters; 23 Ext. E characters; and 41 Ext. F characters); 333 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.156.
12.1.7 2019-10-20 87 blocks; 51,353 characters, including 37,740 CJK unified ideographs 3 additional CJK unified ideographs (Ext. B); 1 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.157.
13.0.0 2019-11-22 88 blocks; 54,227 characters, including 40,574 CJK unified ideographs

2,834 additional CJK unified ideographs (13 basic CJK characters; 67 Ext. A characters; 275 Ext. B characters; 20 Ext. C characters; 25 Ext. E characters; 80 Ext. F characters; and 2,354 Ext. G characters); 14 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.161. Preliminary set of 471 CJK glyph variants accessable as (currently unregistered) Ideographic Variation Sequences (IVS). Support for a limited set of combining ideographic sequences using the Vietnamese reading marks encoded at U+16FF0 and U+16FF1 (currently works with HarfBuzz, but not natively on Windows, or in Chrome or Firefox browsers). 24 unencoded kana letters added in the PUA at U+F8E0 through U+F8FD.

13.0.1 2019-11-25 88 blocks; 54,265 characters, including 40,576 CJK unified ideographs 2 additional CJK unified ideographs; 3 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.162; and various other characters for Unicode 13.0, including 5 additional bopomofo characters; 7 Creative Commons symbols; and 10 segmented digits.
13.0.2 2019-12-26 88 blocks; 54,439 characters, including 40,721 CJK unified ideographs 145 additional CJK unified ideographs (16 Ext. A characters; 95 Ext. B characters; 2 Ext. C characters; 1 Ext. E characters; 17 Ext. F characters; and 14 Ext. G characters); 23 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.164.
13.0.3 2020-01-03 88 blocks; 54,513 characters, including 40,793 CJK unified ideographs 72 additional CJK unified ideographs (3 Ext. A characters; 12 Ext. B characters; 1 Ext. F character; and 56 Ext. G characters); 2 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.166.
13.0.4 2020-03-06 90 blocks; 52,760 characters, including 41,135 CJK unified ideographs 343 additional CJK unified ideographs (80 Ext. A characters; 140 Ext. B characters; 14 Ext. C characters; 39 Ext. E characters; 47 Ext. F characters; and 23 Ext. G characters); 30 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.175. Deleted about 2,000 PUA characters that have been added to Unicode version 13.0.
13.0.5 2020-03-25 90 blocks; 52,887 characters, including 41,246 CJK unified ideographs 110 additional CJK unified ideographs (9 Ext. A characters; 48 Ext. B characters; 2 Ext. C characters; 4 Ext. E characters; 22 Ext. F characters; and 25 Ext. G characters); 17 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.181.
13.0.6 2020-04-21 90 blocks; 53,407 characters, including 41,609 CJK unified ideographs 363 additional CJK unified ideographs (10 Ext. A characters; 71 Ext. B characters; 227 Ext. E characters; 36 Ext. F characters; and 19 Ext. G characters); 156 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.192.
13.0.7 2020-04-24 90 blocks; 53,439 characters, including 41,637 CJK unified ideographs 28 additional CJK unified ideographs (11 Ext. A characters; 10 Ext. B characters; 1 Ext. E characters; 4 Ext. F characters; and 2 Ext. G characters); 4 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.194. Fixed OpenType issues; corrected several CJK glyph errors.
13.0.8 2020-07-19 90 blocks; 53,887 characters, including 41,907 CJK unified ideographs 270 additional CJK unified ideographs (29 Ext. A characters; 176 Ext. B characters; 10 Ext. C characters; 24 Ext. E characters; 21 Ext. F characters; and 10 Ext. G characters); 185 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.202. Implemented auto-rotating of Suzhou numerals 1-3 when adjacent to each other (〡〢〣).
13.0.9 2020-12-11 89 blocks; 54,389 characters, including 44,091 CJK unified ideographs 2,184 additional CJK unified ideographs (315 Ext. A characters; 1,440 Ext. B characters; 41 Ext. C characters; 106 Ext. E characters; 198 Ext. F characters; and 84 Ext. G characters); 511 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.234. Removed circled numbers in Supplementary PUA (Plane 15). Removed or decolourized all colour glyphs. Tweaked CJK punctuation.
13.0.10 2020-12-15 89 blocks; 54,586 characters, including 44,267 CJK unified ideographs 176 additional CJK unified ideographs (33 Ext. A characters; 133 Ext. B characters; 1 Ext. C character; 7 Ext. F characters; and 2 Ext. G characters); 21 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.236. Various glyph and IVS fixes.
13.0.11 2021-01-01 89 blocks; 55,061 characters, including 44,508 CJK unified ideographs 241 additional CJK unified ideographs (38 Ext. A characters; 116 Ext. B characters; 4 Ext. C characters; 7 Ext. E characters; 66 Ext. F characters; and 10 Ext. G characters); 234 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.239.
13.0.12 2021-01-11 89 blocks; 55,273 characters, including 44,717 CJK unified ideographs 209 additional CJK unified ideographs (26 Ext. A characters; 145 Ext. B characters; 3 Ext. C characters; 8 Ext. E characters; 14 Ext. F characters; and 13 Ext. G characters); 41 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.242. Supports 1,629 ideographic variation sequences for the 801 CJK unified ideographs.
13.0.13 2021-03-15 89 blocks; 56,582 characters, including 45,745 CJK unified ideographs 1,028 additional CJK unified ideographs (188 Ext. A characters; 633 Ext. B characters; 33 Ext. C characters; 46 Ext. E characters; 79 Ext. F characters; and 49 Ext. G characters); 293 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.255. Supports 1,657 ideographic variation sequences for the 815 CJK unified ideographs.
13.0.14 2021-04-19 89 blocks; 57,000 characters, including 46,145 CJK unified ideographs 400 additional CJK unified ideographs (24 Ext. A characters; 274 Ext. B characters; 10 Ext. C characters; 38 Ext. E characters; 41 Ext. F characters; and 13 Ext. G characters); 18 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.259. Supports 1,677 ideographic variation sequences for the 825 CJK unified ideographs.
13.0.15 2021-05-24 89 blocks; 57,460 characters, including 46,512 CJK unified ideographs 367 additional CJK unified ideographs (38 Ext. A characters; 233 Ext. B characters; 18 Ext. C characters; 18 Ext. E characters; 45 Ext. F characters; and 15 Ext. G characters); 90 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.264. Supports 1,689 ideographic variation sequences for the 831 CJK unified ideographs.
14.0.1 2021-09-14 89 blocks; 58,573 characters, including 47,395 CJK unified ideographs 883 additional CJK unified ideographs (3 URO characters; 201 Ext. A characters; 553 Ext. B characters; 23 Ext. C characters; 29 Ext. E characters; 43 Ext. F characters; and 31 Ext. G characters); 225 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.276. Supports 1,715 ideographic variation sequences for the 843 CJK unified ideographs.
14.0.2 2021-09-27 89 blocks; 58,734 characters, including 47,517 CJK unified ideographs 883 additional CJK unified ideographs (12 Ext. A characters; 91 Ext. B characters; 1 Ext. C character; 2 Ext. E characters; 10 Ext. F characters; and 6 Ext. G characters); 47 PUA characters added from BabelStone Han PUA version 1.277. Supports 1,715 ideographic variation sequences for the 843 CJK unified ideographs.


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