Emoji characters for food allergens
everson at evertype.com
Tue Jul 28 08:00:03 CDT 2015
I do NOT understand the rationale.
Emojis are not for labelling things. They’re for the playful expression of emotions.
Standardized symbols for allergens might be useful, if there were a textual use for them.
> On 26 Jul 2015, at 06:05, Garth Wallace <gwalla at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>> 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.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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