Re: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

Date: Sat Jan 03 2009 - 09:52:40 CST

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    Quoting "David Starner" <>:

    > On Sat, Jan 3, 2009 at 7:21 AM, Ruszlan Gaszanov <> wrote:
    >> I wonder if anyone would actually use emoji in their search
    >> queries. There are many other PUA applications (e.g. ConScript,
    >> MUFI, TUNE etc.) that people *might* actually want to use in search
    >> queries, yet UTC does not seems to care very much about that.
    > How can you claim that? Everything in TUNE is already in Unicode, and
    > proposals for significant parts of both MUFI and ConScript (Shavian,
    > Deseret) have already been encoded.

    Inclusion of a character in UCS does not guarantee that it will be
    included in searches for example Ideographic Description Characters,
    U+2ff0 to U+2ffb, are ignored by search engines.

    John Knightley


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