Re: Adding new emoji (from Re: Twitter started supporting emoji in Japan)

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Wed Oct 28 2009 - 01:03:06 CST

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    On Oct 27, 2009, at 10:07 PM, Doug Ewell wrote:

    >> These apps are written to exchange text with the same app on another iPhone and won't necessarily work with a different application except by coincidence. I've yet to see one that uses the PUA.
    > Then what do they use? Normal assigned code points?

    Yes. As I said, they expand strings like ":)" into emoji. (Well, I guess the proper word is "collapse," actually.)

    John H. Jenkins

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