Failure on Japanese dolls emoji

Doug Ewell doug at
Fri Mar 4 10:51:38 CST 2016

Pierpaolo Bernardi wrote:

>> And the NamesList.txt of Unicode Character Database gives the
>> description: Japanese Hinamatsuri or girls' doll festival. Aren't
>> they the authorities to let the emoji look like hina-matsuri?
> OK. Then you are right in your complaint!

FWIW, I agree that annotations in NamesList.txt are a better
justification for prescribing the glyph design of a Unicode character,
even an emoji, than tribal knowledge about the history or origin of the

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