Re: Emoji and Annotation data

From: Takao Fujiwara <>
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2016 23:10:07 +0900

I tested emoji.json but unfortunately it's less useful than emoji-list.html.
1. "name" element is too long for the dictionary, E.g. "grinning face with smiling eyes" but I need both single word and words, E.g. "tower" and
"united states".
2. Some keywords are adjective but I need noun. E.g. "smile" but not "smiley", "kiss" but not "kissing".

Now I will try to get the annotation list from


On 06/27/16 17:00, Takao Fujiwara-san wrote:
> On 06/27/16 15:58, Ori Avtalion-san wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 7:13 AM, Takao Fujiwara <> wrote:
>>> Why you don't use only annotations? E.g. "us" hits too many Emoji.
>> It's for all kinds of Unicode symbols, not just those that have emoji
>> representation.
>> Sometimes I find myself searching by the "real" Unicode name, and
>> sometimes by keyword, if I don't know what I'm looking for.
> It's a bit strange for me to type "us" and hits "bus" and "muscle".
> The following the current implementation in IBus core:
> Fujiwara
>> I keep tweaking it to provide better results, and I'm pretty pleased
>> with its current state.
>> It currently has a ranking algorithm based on what it matched on
>> (name, annotation/emojione keyword), and how successfully.
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