Emoji end goal

Garth Wallace gwalla at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 10:35:44 CDT 2016

On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 1:39 AM, gfb hjjhjh <c933103 at gmail.com> wrote:

> So, according to the emoji FAQ
> <http://unicode.org/faq/emoji_dingbats.html>, the end goal of emoji is to
> have no emoji?  Or something like Softbank's escape sequence?
> >Q: What is the longer term plan for emoji?
> >A: The Unicode Consortium encourages the use of embedded graphics (a.k.a.
> “stickers”) as a longer-term solution, since they allow much more freedom
> of expression. See Longer Term Solutions
> <http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr51/#Longer_Term> in UTR #51
> <http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr51/>.
> btw is it just me or is the original Japanese carrier emoji, specifically
> those provided by DoCoMo, still not completely coded into Unicode? I
> counted the number of I-mode emoji listed on Japanese Wikipedia in the tron
> code section and there're apparently more emoji than those that are in
> emoji but I don't know which is missing.
Shibuya 109 was left out because AIUI, unlike the other landmarks, it's
private property. Are there any others?
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