RE: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Mon Jan 12 2009 - 00:44:35 CST

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    From: [] On Behalf Of James Kass

    > Have a look at the proposed cyclone symbol. Two carriers use
    > a simple spiral. The spiral is a symbol which has been used since
    > ancient times by various peoples to denote various concepts. The
    > spiral, if proposed as a plain-text character, would probably not
    > meet with quite so much objection. One of the carriers uses an
    > animated icon which is not a spiral symbol. Do you want your
    > spiral symbol converted to a picture of a cyclone? I don't.

    Then submit comments saying that you think these should not be unified.


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