gnc 3.0 allows emojis in places I think inappropriate
and offers them in places it shouldn't
the thing I'm wondering about is if I am totally out of date or just
Argument A: emojis are everywhere, everyone knows what they are, they
all mean the same thing, you're an old, out of date, fart, blah 
Argument B: emojis are non standard, depend on platform, environment and
are by definition inconsistent and can't be reported on, used for tax
purposes, used internationally or generally be used for significant
financial communication 
I also think there is something else (Trump supporters really should
just leave the room now, it'll save you apoplexy).
it would make more sense to me if, long term, gnc allowed other
character sets (words have meaning) rather than trying to allow ill
defined jumbles of high bit chars in plain text xml files 
my suggestion is that words that are understandable to the user, their
community in general, their tax and government authorities, etc are more
useful than emojis
and from a personal POV I just don't like them and think their use
inappropriate in a broad project like gnc that tries to be agnostic.
half for fun is this (.)(.) female breasts, an overweight man's chest or
a pair of eyes ? We think we know when we use them and they're often
fine amongst friends ... but do they belong in an accounting application
as accounting is, usually, formal in one sense or another and often used
for communicating to people outside of our immediate social circle.
or to put it another way, do we want to be the accounting program that
allowed someone to use a picture of a turd for the inland revenue and
then used that in their tax return :)
 I accept, absolutely, that a nice smile face (I tend to stick to
text, myself) is pretty much universal these days; my argument is that
when you send me your emoji it doesn't necessarily appear the same to
both of us, mainly because there are a whole bunch of people owning 
 since some emoji sets are proprietary, how does that fit in with gnc
as an open source accounting project ? <-- I'm not invoking Stallman
weirdness so much as practical stuff like: are we all seeing the same thing?
 return *fun* insults by e-mail please otherwise you'll get put on
the international wait-a-bit time zone dysfunctional list too :)
 did a dev look at that and think, "super idea, we *must* include
non-text chars in our text based xml file. absolutely. best idea ever
hashtag" or whatever the current parlance is.
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