Emoticons (was: Root and fraction (2 new symbols))

From: Frank Ellermann (nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de)
Date: Mon Oct 01 2007 - 02:07:37 CST

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    Philippe Verdy wrote:

    > Dmitry Turin wrote:
    >> What is the "emoticons" ?
    > Most probably a forgotten translation from French. In English,
    > it's more frequent to see them named "smileys"

    Smileys cover ASCII art like :-) or ;-Q while emoticons also cover
    strings like <gd&r> (grin, duck, and run) or your examples.

    > however the emoticon designates the icon that is displayed and
    > replacing the ASCII-Art smiley.

    I'm not aware of any icon representing the emoticon <gd&r>. Some
    acronyms like ROFL might also belong to the emoticons.


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