Wrong character code for HELM SYMBOL in TR 51 Unicode Emoji?
Mark Davis ☕️
mark at macchiato.com
Sun Aug 30 05:21:14 CDT 2015
Thanks, that's a mis-edit. The following text should have been removed:
". Symbols with a graphical form that people may treat as pictographs, ... are
categorized as emoji"
*— Il meglio è l’inimico del bene —*
On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 2:33 AM, Garth Wallace <gwalla at gmail.com> wrote:
> It certainly looks that way. In just the next paragraph it mentions
> "U+2615 HOT BEVERAGE (introduced in Unicode 4.0)"
> On Sat, Aug 29, 2015 at 3:47 PM, Adam Renberg <tgwizard at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I've just read through the Unicode Technical Report #51 Unicode Emoji
> > and I have a question. In section 3.3 Methodology , third paragraph,
> > says:
> > "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
> > as pictographs, such as U+2615 HELM SYMBOL (introduced in Unicode 3.0)
> > be included."
> > 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?
> > Best regards,
> > Adam Renberg
> > : http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr51/index.html
> > : http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr51/index.html#Methodology
> > : http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2300.pdf
> > : http://unicode-table.com/en/2388/
> > : http://www.unicode.org/Public/3.0-Update/UnicodeData-3.0.0.txt
> > : http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2600.pdf
> > : http://unicode-table.com/en/2615/
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