Re: Twitter started supporting emoji in Japan

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Tue Oct 20 2009 - 07:31:15 CDT

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    "William_J_G Overington" <wjgo underscore 10009 at btinternet dot com>

    >> ... , implying that the Rubicon has already been
    >> crossed.)
    > Surely the crossing of the Rubicon means going irrevocably against
    > established authority, yet in the emoji situation there is no
    > established authority to have gone against as the emoji are not
    > encoded in regular Unicode at this time.

    I chose that metaphor merely to denote a point at which there is no
    turning back. No reference to established authority was intended. I
    probably could have chosen a better one if I had thought harder.

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