Re: Unicode Emoji 5.0 characters now final

From: Mark E. Shoulson <>
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:31:39 -0400

Kind of have to agree with Doug here. Either support the mechanism or
don't. Saying "wellllllll, you CAN do this if you WANT to" always
implies a "...but you probably shouldn't." Why even bother making it a

On 03/28/2017 02:41 PM, Doug Ewell wrote:
> "Even though it is possible to support the US states, or any subset of
> them, implementations don’t have to." Well, of course they don't.
> Implementations don't have to support the three British flags either if
> they don't want to, or any national flags or other emoji, or any
> particular character for that matter. The superfluous statement is
> easily reduced to "Don't do this."

That's a pretty good re-statement.

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