From: Christopher Fynn (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Dec 26 2008 - 00:07:53 CST
Asmus Freytag wrote:
Emoji are not
> created on the ground, but the current sets under discussion are
> provided by vendors who have to absorb any costs from extending their
> sets - as Ken has argued that will prove a brake on further expansion,
> an argument with which I happen to agree.
OTOH if supporting further Emoji proved profitable by giving one carrier or another a competitive advantage - or if it lead additional sales or upgrades, that could *encourage* further expanion.
If carriers start using Unicode instead of Shift JIS there are all kinds of currently "unused" characters available for them to abuse ~ or they could come up with several different PUA encodings - and then later come up with a proposal to standardise these using non-PUA characters with the same argument of "interoperability" found in this proposal.
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