“Why 1.8?” – one may ask. Yes, indeed. Our last stable release was v1.3.2, so why such a huge leap?
There are two reasons. The first, Unicode support is a milestone for the branch v2.x of the product. Thus half the job is done.
The second, is more tricky. As you probably know i18nnumeronym stands for internationalization (where 18 stands for the number of letters between the first i and last n). And we sincerely believe that the Unicode support is a prerequisite for proper internationalization.
This morning I opened Planet PostgreSQL and found that we have a brand new contributor Binod Nepal. In one of his posts Binod presented a sample database of academic institutions, which I found very attractive.