Wrong character code for HELM SYMBOL in TR 51 Unicode Emoji?
tgwizard at gmail.com
Sat Aug 29 17:47:12 CDT 2015
I've just read through the Unicode Technical Report #51 Unicode Emoji ,
and I have a question. In section 3.3 Methodology , third paragraph, it
"This document takes a functional view regarding the identification of
emoji: pictographs are categorized as emoji when it is reasonable to give
them an emoji presentation, and where they are sufficiently distinct from
other emoji characters. Symbols with a graphical form that people may treat
as pictographs, such as U+2615 HELM SYMBOL (introduced in Unicode 3.0) may
However, when I look up the HELM SYMBOL, it seems to have code U+2388
. The character with code U+2615 is HOT BEVERAGE .
Is this a mistake in the technical report?
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