Mapping files (was: Re: Emoji mappings in Shift JIS / CP932/943)

Doug Ewell doug at
Sun Dec 4 18:44:11 CST 2016

Christoph Päper wrote:

>>> Could and should custom vendor extensions like the ones documented
>>> in [EmojiSources.txt] be included in these mappings?
>> They could, but it would be best for vendors to publish their actual
>> mappings rather than others guessing them.
> If an existing character encoding forms the (sole) base of an addition
> to Unicode, shouldn't it be part of the UTC's job to document these
> sources? This was obviously done in the case of Japanese emoji, hence
> the existence of EmojiSources.txt, but for some reason that's been
> kept separate from related mapping data files.

I can confirm that the UTC is not interested in mappings for W*dings 
contributed by someone other than the vendor, even if they were taken 
directly from the final proposal to encode the remaining unencoded 
symbols in those sets.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US |

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