Re: Keying emoji characters using an ordinary keyboard (from Re: "ASCII" emoji in iOS4)

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Wed Jun 30 2010 - 14:27:12 CDT

  • Next message: Tulasi: "Re: Indian Rupee Sign to be chosen today"

    William Overington asked:

    > Will the Unicode Standard version 6.0 include mention of
    > the unification of characters from the emoji set used in
    > mobile telephones with earlier Unicode characters, also
    > including a list of those characters of the emoji set
    > that have been unified and where to find them in the code charts?

    Yes. Please see:

    > Will a person seeking to translate from the Private Use Area
    > codes of present day mobile telephones to Unicode using the
    > Unicode Standard version 6.0 documents alone be able to find
    > easily how he or she should translate the yacht symbol of the
    > mobile telephone, bearing in mind that he or she may not be
    > familiar with the term SAILBOAT for a yacht or a sailing dinghy?

    From the above data file:



    This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Wed Jun 30 2010 - 14:30:47 CDT