Emoji and Annotation data

Takao Fujiwara tfujiwar at redhat.com
Mon Jun 27 03:00:51 CDT 2016

On 06/27/16 15:58, Ori Avtalion-san wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 7:13 AM, Takao Fujiwara <tfujiwar at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Why you don't use only annotations? E.g. "us" hits too many Emoji.
> It's for all kinds of Unicode symbols, not just those that have emoji
> representation.
> Sometimes I find myself searching by the "real" Unicode name, and
> sometimes by keyword, if I don't know what I'm looking for.

It's a bit strange for me to type "us" and hits "bus" and "muscle".
The following the current implementation in IBus core:


> I keep tweaking it to provide better results, and I'm pretty pleased
> with its current state.
> It currently has a ranking algorithm based on what it matched on
> (name, annotation/emojione keyword), and how successfully.

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