Re: Emoji: Public Review December 2008: e-1DE CHINESE ZODIAC DRAGON

From: Andrew West (
Date: Sun Dec 21 2008 - 05:41:57 CST

2008/12/21 Christopher Fynn <>:
> Wouldn't it be better to first encode a complete set of symbols for the
> complete Oriental Zodiac (rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse,
> sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, pig) - a set of symbols which is after all far
> older than the Emoji set - and then, map any Emoji symbols that overlap to
> those code points?

Totally agree. The 12 Oriental zodiac symbols are just as widely used
as the Western zodiac signs (encoded at U+2648 to U+2653).


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