Re: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Jan 12 2009 - 02:53:08 CST

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    On 12 Jan 2009, at 05:34, Leo Broukhis wrote:

    > As a unified CJK glyph - no, because it is also present in another
    > independent writing system. If you had chosen a kanji specific to
    > Japanese, then - in absence of homonyms - it can be argued that a
    > kanji character is the precomposed glyph for a word spelled out in
    > kana that uniquely identifies that character.

    No. That would not be about "character identity". It would be about
    "spelling" a "word".

    Michael Everson *

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