RE: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Sat Jan 10 2009 - 12:13:45 CST

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    From: [] On Behalf Of Doug Ewell

    >> 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.

    I disagree with the premise that these issues have not and will not be commented on by those open to or favouring the encoding of these emoji. See the long post under the topic "What is a character?" that I just sent.


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