From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jan 08 2009 - 23:26:07 CST
James Kass <thunder dash bird at earthlink dot net> wrote:
>> 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.
> Aren't those examples ASCII strings?
The names themselves are. I doubt anyone ever drew an ASCII-art picture
of a cocktail glass or a video camera or a sunset (except maybe on ASCII
Art Farts) that later evolved into an emoji, though.
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