From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jan 08 2009 - 19:52:04 CST
Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela at cs dot tut dot fi> wrote:
> Emoji symbols look like images, even though their origin is in Ascii
> strings like ":-)".
Emoticon images, like winking faces, have their origin in ASCII strings.
I'd bet that many of the others, like COCKTAIL GLASS and VIDEO CAMERA
and SUNSET OVER BUILDINGS, do not.
> Color and animation are essential issues, and I find it odd that it
> has not been commented by those that favor the introduction of emoji
> as characters.
It's not odd. As James observed, these are characteristics not normally
associated with plain text. Acknowledging them might be perceived as
weakening the case for encoding.
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