Re: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sat Jan 10 2009 - 16:59:17 CST

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    On 10 Jan 2009, at 19:58, Peter Constable wrote:

    > From: []
    > On Behalf Of
    >> I am certain it would be almost impossible to find a person who was
    >> from a country not included in the 10 "flags/localisation symbols"
    >> who
    >> would agree the 10 are sufficient.
    > Well, I have not gone to see which countries are included in the ten
    > and found that my country (Canada) is not included, nor are two
    > other countries in which I have at some time resided (Thailand and
    > Mexico). Nonetheless, I see no need to encode additional flags in
    > the UCS.
    > So, your certainly is clearly not well founded.

    I promise you that your blitheness about this matter is unfounded. If
    you don't take these concerns seriously, how can we expect anyone to
    take ANY of the Emoji set seriously?

    Michael Everson *

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