gfb hjjhjh wrote:
> So, according to the emoji FAQ
> 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
There is a new emoji proposal  that cites the existence of "many apps
and sticker packs" with the proposed image as one rationale for encoding
it as a character. If ESC accepts this rationale, then the passage in
UTR #51 cited above will not only be incorrect, it will have been turned
on its ear.
Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US | ewellic.org