[tlbuild] Upcoming ICU 66 release

Akira Kakuto kakuto at w32tex.org
Sat Dec 7 00:16:30 CET 2019

Hi Karl,

> I think this happened last year, too. What we currently have in TL is
> 63. (March 2018 maybe?). Looking at http://site.icu-project.org/, I'm
> hinking I should import 65 into TL (though 64.2 is tempting), and assume
> we will not have 66 for TL20. I.e., always a year behind their latest
> release. That doesn't sound so awful, actually :).

I'm using 65.1 in W32TeX. I believe that build process may not
differ much compared with 63.1. I hope we will have 65.1 in TL20.

I have also tested 66preview:
Build and simple tests of XeTeX seem to be OK on Windows.

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