Re: Emoji [And crash in the Web interface to the mailing list]

From: Ilya Zakharevich <>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2014 13:00:45 -0700

On Wed, Apr 02, 2014 at 12:44:46PM -0700, Doug Ewell wrote:
> Ilya Zakharevich <nospam hyphen abuse at ilyaz dot org> wrote:
> > [I removed the rest since they crash the Web interface to the list
> > anyway:
> >
> > ]
> I didn't have any trouble viewing James's examples from the Web
> interface,

Yes, I double-checked with wget, and it can retrieve the page fine.
So the problem is in Firefox (it shows even the HTML source

> although of course the private-use characters showed up as
> dots instead of whatever they were supposed to be.

Private-use?! The page is in iso-2022-jp! Anyway, why would
private-use show as dots in browsers? If it is defined somewhere in
the places the browser looks at, it will be shown THAT way; otherwise
the browser’s last-resort would hit (which I never saw to be dots; HEX
in Firefox; “non-squares” ;-] in Chrome).

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