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From: Christopher Fynn (chris.fynn@gmail.com)
Date: Sun Dec 21 2008 - 23:27:09 CST

Asmus Freytag wrote:

> I'm also fully cognizant of the risk of encoding things that are subject
> to sudden swings of fashion - already several dozen characters in
> Unicode have a definite 1970's (or 80s) look to them - so, if any
> extension is made, it would be best not to start with a rapidly evolving
> subject matter such as GUIs, but with the 100 most common symbols found
> in and along printed texts. (This set, while talked about conceptually a
> lot, has never been nailed down in a proposal - however, I note that
> some dozen or so of the emoji symbols are likely members, or variants of
> likely members of this set).

You think features on Japanese cell phones are not subject to sudden
swings of fashion?

- C

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