Re: Comment in a leading German newspaper regarding the way UTC and Apple handle Emoji as an attack on Free Speech

From: Doug Ewell <>
Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:15:11 -0600

Ken Whistler wrote:

> I would contend that encoding wildly popular and extensively used
> little pictographs as characters makes a whole lot more sense in the
> abstract than encoding box-drawing graphic pieces for completely
> obsolete screen technology ever did.

Though to be fair, the screen technology was a lot less "completely
obsolete" in 1991, when the box drawing characters were encoded (Unicode
1.0), than it is today.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US | 
Received on Sat Aug 27 2016 - 12:16:00 CDT

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