Re: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

From: David Starner (
Date: Sat Dec 27 2008 - 07:27:03 CST

On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 5:59 AM, Jukka K. Korpela <> wrote:
> What tangible benefits would there be to anyone?

Our local forum software persists in turning 8) (as in Math and
Science (7 of 8)) into a emoticon. This behavior could be fixed easier
if there were an alternative character for that emoticon. Furthermore,
said character would be more likely to survive cutting and pasting as
an emoticon.

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