From: Leo Broukhis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Dec 22 2008 - 01:37:10 CST
As it seems to be a free-for-all, I'll put my two cents as well.
The way I see it, the existing JIS or Shift-JIS codes for emoji are
used effectively as stand-ins for <img src="URL"> where the URL may
refer to a phone's database or a provider's database; whenever a
e-mail using emoji must go to a provider that does not support the
encoding, the pictures have to be included as e-mail attachments and
referred to with an explicit markup tag.
E.g. this is what Google does when a message containing its
"emoticons" is sent to another provider. The file names of the
attachments happen to correspond to the e-NNN emoji codes, including
some additional ones, e.g. CRAB e-1E3.
Therefore the emoji numbering is akin to a markup compression scheme,
and that is not eligible for encoding.
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