RE: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Sun Jan 04 2009 - 23:24:27 CST

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    Sounds like you want to re-invent ISO 2022. No thanks.


    -----Original Message-----
    From: [] On Behalf Of Ruszlan Gaszanov
    Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2009 2:00 AM
    Subject: RE: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

    James Kass wrote:

    >Establishing a method to identify PUA schemes would enable
    >interpretation by any process which does that sort of thing
    >for much, much more than the emoji icon set.
    >(Of course, there is already a mark-up solution in place. Hint
    >to search engines everywhere desiring interpretation of PUA
    >code points: check the font(s) specified in the mark-up.)

    How about using Unicode tags on PUA runs (like language tags) to specify PUA convention used?


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