Re: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

From: Leo Broukhis (
Date: Sat Jan 10 2009 - 20:44:02 CST

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    On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 11:51 AM, Peter Constable
    <> wrote:
    > From: [] On Behalf Of Leo Broukhis
    >> And no supplemental emoji sets ever, right? The only way
    >> for that to happen is for the whole emoji hoopla to fall
    >> out of fashion before long as the technology moves forward.
    > Well, if this is indicative...
    > that would seem to be the case -- at least for this vendor: note the use of HTML rather than plain text and the use of Flash or of JPG and GIF for pictograms.

    To that I can only say "thank God". Is my understanding correct that
    there is not enough time for emoji to get to Unicode 5.2? If so, I
    hope that the process will be protracted enough and the carriers will
    cease pushing emoji as text as they move to Deco-Mail etc.


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