Fwd: Team Emoji

From: Oren Watson via Unicode <unicode_at_unicode.org>
Date: Sat, 20 May 2017 19:01:59 -0400

It's especially bad that they think that it was the Unicode consortium that
changed the PISTOL emoji to a water gun. Does no-one at CNN use Android,
Samsung or Windows? It's a pistol, specifically a revolver, on all those.

On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 4:09 PM, Doug Ewell via Unicode <unicode_at_unicode.org
> wrote:

> http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/19/us/emoji-redhead-curly-black-h
> air-trnd/index.html
> "Team Emoji (aka the Unicode Consortium) has approved some well-recieved
> [sic] updates to the visual lexicon we've all come to love. One of the
> most recent updates included black hearts and a unicorn, and they also
> got rid of the gun emoji in favor of a much less threatening water gun
> version. And shockingly, it has only been two years since Unicode
> updated the icons with different skin tones."
> "Team Emoji (aka the Unicode Consortium)." What a legacy.
> --
> Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US | ewellic.org
Received on Sat May 20 2017 - 18:02:30 CDT

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