Emoji and Annotation data

Ori Avtalion ori at avtalion.name
Sun Jun 26 04:12:27 CDT 2016


I maintain an IBus module(?) that allows inputting emojis [1] (I think
I mentioned it before on IRC).
I use the data provided by EmojiOne, which also includes aliases and
the popular (but unofficial) "shortnames". You might find it useful

[1] https://github.com/salty-horse/ibus-uniemoji
[2] https://github.com/Ranks/emojione/emoji.json

On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 8:21 AM, Takao Fujiwara <tfujiwar at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm working on IBus - the input method framework for Linux.
> I parse http://unicode.org/emoji/charts/emoji-list.html and create a
> dictionary between the annotations and the Emoji characters.
> Since the file size is large and it's often updated, I'm thinking how to
> maintain the file.
> I copied the file as http://ibus.github.io/files/ibus/emoji-list.html for
> the build at the moment.
> I have questions:
>  - if unicode.org provides the tarball of the stable html files or other
> data.
>  - what is the license of the html files.
> Do you have any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Fujiwara

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