RE: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Mon Jan 12 2009 - 00:32:45 CST

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    And how do you feel about specifying how a process should interpret sequences like <LATIN SMALL LETTER A, FLAG A, LATIN SMALL LETTER A>?


    -----Original Message-----
    From: [] On Behalf Of Michael D'Errico
    Sent: Sunday, January 11, 2009 7:19 AM
    To: Unicode Discussion
    Subject: Re: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

    Michael Everson wrote:
    >> If you had FLAG_A through FLAG_Z you could specify any
    >> and all country flags with two code points, e.g. FLAG_C FLAG_A for the
    >> Canadian flag.
    > I would not favour such a scheme. Karl's suggestion of encoding a block
    > of two-letter codes makes more sense. (FLAG AA to FLAG ZZ.)

    How do you feel about the 11,000+ precomposed Hangul syllables versus
    their decomposition? It's essentially the same difference.


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