Re: Facepalm gesture/emoticon proposal

From: Christopher Fynn (
Date: Sat Mar 26 2011 - 00:17:24 CST

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    > My understanding is that new emoji added for mobile phone use in Japan or
    > elsewhere in East Asia will be supported as embedded graphics, rather than
    > encoded as plain text by a mobile phone carrier. It was the plain text
    > encoding of the legacy core emoji set, and their resulting widespread
    > interchange as plain text, that was a driver for encoding them in Unicode.
    > There is no such driver for arbitrary graphic images that may be
    > interchanged as such.

    Unless of course the manufacturer of some new popular communications
    device decides to encode some graphics as text characters ...

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