Emoji characters for food allergens

Garth Wallace gwalla at gmail.com
Sun Jul 26 00:05:21 CDT 2015

On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 9:43 AM, William_J_G Overington
<wjgo_10009 at btinternet.com> wrote:
> Emoji characters for food allergens
> An interesting document entitled
> Preliminary proposal to add emoji characters for food allergens
> by Hiroyuki Komatsu
> was added into the UTC (Unicode Technical Committee) Document Register
> yesterday.
> http://www.unicode.org/L2/L2015/15197-emoji-food-allergens.pdf
> This is a welcome development.

I'm skeptical. I understand the rationale, but several of the proposed
characters are essentially SMALL PILE OF BROWN DOTS and would be
difficult to distinguish at typical sizes.

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