Re: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

From: David Starner (
Date: Sun Jan 11 2009 - 15:16:56 CST

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    On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 2:31 PM, Leo Broukhis <> wrote:
    > What if we're talking about a language with a nascent writing system
    > (less than 10 y.o.) for which there are only 3 abecedaries so far?

    We don't encode stuff that's only been used in 3 books.

    > It's a precomposed glyph for the word "dog" then. Sorry, not eligible
    > for encoding.

    So is resumé a precomposed glyph for resume? Is chat a French
    precomposed glyph for cat? Is w just a precomposed glyph for vv? That
    a picture of a dog is a precomposed glyph for the word dog is absurd.

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