Wrong character code for HELM SYMBOL in TR 51 Unicode Emoji?
tgwizard at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 17:34:17 CDT 2015
Thank you for the clarification. Should the text be updated?
On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 12:26 PM Mark Davis ☕️ <mark at macchiato.com> wrote:
> Thanks, that's a mis-edit. The following text should have been removed:
> ". Symbols with a graphical form that people may treat as pictographs,
> ... are categorized as emoji"
> Mark <https://google.com/+MarkDavis>
> *— Il meglio è l’inimico del bene —*
> On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 2:33 AM, Garth Wallace <gwalla at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It certainly looks that way. In just the next paragraph it mentions
>> "U+2615 HOT BEVERAGE (introduced in Unicode 4.0)"
>> On Sat, Aug 29, 2015 at 3:47 PM, Adam Renberg <tgwizard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > I've just read through the Unicode Technical Report #51 Unicode Emoji
>> > and I have a question. In section 3.3 Methodology , third paragraph,
>> > says:
>> > "This document takes a functional view regarding the identification of
>> > emoji: pictographs are categorized as emoji when it is reasonable to
>> > them an emoji presentation, and where they are sufficiently distinct
>> > other emoji characters. Symbols with a graphical form that people may
>> > as pictographs, such as U+2615 HELM SYMBOL (introduced in Unicode 3.0)
>> > be included."
>> > However, when I look up the HELM SYMBOL, it seems to have code U+2388
>> > . The character with code U+2615 is HOT BEVERAGE .
>> > Is this a mistake in the technical report?
>> > Best regards,
>> > Adam Renberg
>> > : http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr51/index.html
>> > : http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr51/index.html#Methodology
>> > : http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2300.pdf
>> > : http://unicode-table.com/en/2388/
>> > : http://www.unicode.org/Public/3.0-Update/UnicodeData-3.0.0.txt
>> > : http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2600.pdf
>> > : http://unicode-table.com/en/2615/
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