Comment in a leading German newspaper regarding the way UTC and Apple handle Emoji as an attack on Free Speech
doug at ewellic.org
Sat Aug 27 12:15:11 CDT 2016
Ken Whistler wrote:
> I would contend that encoding wildly popular and extensively used
> little pictographs as characters makes a whole lot more sense in the
> abstract than encoding box-drawing graphic pieces for completely
> obsolete screen technology ever did.
Though to be fair, the screen technology was a lot less "completely
obsolete" in 1991, when the box drawing characters were encoded (Unicode
1.0), than it is today.
Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US | ewellic.org
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