Re: FW: [WhatsApp Support] Your Request: Windows Phone Client 2.10.523(ticket #7044796)

From: Markus Scherer <>
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2013 13:22:16 -0700

On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 9:41 AM, Doug Ewell <> wrote:

> Is it true that the regional indicator mechanism is intended only for
> these 10 combinations, in the absence of a formal "future extension"?

No, this is not true.

The EmojiSources.txt file just documents how carrier emoji are mapped to

Just like there are "Emoji" outside of that set, you can represent more
than 10 flags.

WhatsApp and anyone else is free to use the I+N regional indicators for the
Indian flag.

Please do read the FAQ that I pointed to...

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