New olympic sport emoji
gwalla at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 11:19:49 CDT 2016
Personally, I think Unicode should just encode a set of sports pictograms
of the Olympic type (stylized figures engaged in activity, rather than
pieces of equipment) and be done with it, but the Consortium clearly
On Thu, Aug 4, 2016 at 8:06 AM, Philippe Verdy <verdy_p at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> For softball I would expect a better icon such as
> if you use only a ball, that ball should be yellow, not white, but it will
> be confusive with a tennis ball.
> 2016-08-04 9:08 GMT+02:00 Tieme van Veen <tiemevanveen at hotmail.com>:
>> I think you're right, they're meaning the Rio-style emoji's that twitter
>> appends after olympic hashes
>> Still, it would be cool if those 5 new sports could be expressed in
>> emoji's right? People will need them a lot in 2020!
>> I'm working on a proposal for a 'Climbing' icon. That's one of the 5. I
>> chose Climbing instead of SportClimbing to make the icon more generic and
>> useful for all kinds of climbers instead of just 'SportClimbing'.
>> Proposal will be ready by the end of the month, draft is here:
>> Surfing is already in , so is a baseball ⚾️ and Martial arts[image: ]
>> . That leaves Skateboarding.
>> From: gwalla at gmail.com
>> Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2016 23:30:43 -0700
>> Subject: Re: New olympic sport emoji
>> To: c933103 at gmail.com; unicode at unicode.org
>> Judging by the attached gif, it looks like they actually mean hashflags,
>> not Unicode emoji.
>> On Wed, Aug 3, 2016 at 3:57 PM, gfb hjjhjh <c933103 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> In https://twitter.com/Tokyo2020/status/760930003760492544 , Tokyo
>> Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games think twitter
>> shall add five new emoji for each of those new sports that just get
>> approved into 2020 Olympic game by IOC in four year's timr
>> r-olympic-games-tokyo-2020 , but had any proposal be submitted to
>> Unicode about addition of symbol for those sports into Unicode yet?
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