On Mittwoch, 9. August 2017 02:14:44 CEST Jonathan Frederickson wrote:
> On 08/08/2017 06:19 PM, Thomas Pfeiffer wrote:
> > - Support for a decent set of Emoji (not just the ones you can create
> > using
> > ASCII chars).
> > Using Unicode to display them is probably okay, as long as users can
> > choose
> > them from a menu in the client instead of having to paste them from
> > KCharSelect.
> > This, too, might sound like nice-to-have for many, but not having them
> > would cut us off from the younger generation. Yes, they use them even in
> > a "professional context". Believe me, I'm seeing it in action every day
> > at work.
> I'm not sure custom emoji should be a requirement. That pretty heavily
> limits your options, and even some of the major chat platforms
> (WhatsApp, iMessage, Hangouts) don't support this.

That's why I wrote that Unicode is okay. Unicode now has quite a range of 
emoji and that set is growing steadily, so that's fine. Not optimal because 
they're black and white, but fine. 
Just not only ASCII ones.

Custom emoji are nice, but definitely not a must.

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