FYI: More emoji from Chrome
asmusf at ix.netcom.com
Wed Apr 2 07:02:54 CDT 2014
On 4/2/2014 4:05 AM, Koji Ishii wrote:
> On Apr 2, 2014, at 7:19 PM, Asmus Freytag <asmusf at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>> On 4/2/2014 1:42 AM, Christopher Fynn wrote:
>>> Rather than Emoji it might be better if people learnt Han ideographs
>>> which are also compact (and a far more developed system of
>>> communication than emoji). One CJK character can also easily replace
>>> dozens of Latin characters - which is what is being claimed for emoji.
>> One wonders why the Japanese, who already know Han ideographs, took to emoji as they did....
> All the ancient emoji characters we inherited from our ancestors were already turned into Han ideographs like this, so we needed new ones to add more Han ideographs in next centuries ;)
You may be on to something :)
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>  http://ameblo.jp/happy2525tkg/entry-11578197418.html
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