Re: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sat Jan 10 2009 - 17:02:57 CST

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    On 10 Jan 2009, at 21:40, wrote:
    > Quoting "Peter Constable" <>:
    >> From: [mailto:unicode-
    >>] 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.
    > Now I know of one exception.
    > Accepted my words were not the most accurate they could be.

    John, I bet you CAD 10 that I can find a Canadian NOT employed by a
    major computer company who would not have the same view that Peter has.

    Michael Everson *

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