Should U+3248 ... U+324F be wide characters?
Asmus Freytag (c) via Unicode
unicode at unicode.org
Thu Aug 17 11:46:49 CDT 2017
On 8/17/2017 7:47 AM, Philippe Verdy wrote:
> 2017-08-17 16:24 GMT+02:00 Mike FABIAN via Unicode
> <unicode at unicode.org <mailto:unicode at unicode.org>>:
> Asmus Freytag via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org
> <mailto:unicode at unicode.org>> さんはかきました:
> Most emoji now have "W", for example:
> 1F600..1F64F;W # So  GRINNING FACE..PERSON WITH FOLDED HANDS
> That seems correct because emoji behave more like Ideographs.
> Isn’t this the same for “CIRCLED NUMBER TEN ON BLACK SQUARE”?
> This seems to me also more like an Ideograph.
> Not really. They have existed since extremely long without being bound
> to ideographs or sinographic requirements on metrics. Notably their
> baseline and vertical extension do not follow the sinographic
> em-square layout convention (except when they are rendered with CJK
> fonts, or were encoded in documents with legacy CJK encodings, also
> rendered with suitable CJK fonts being then prefered to Latin fonts
> which won't use the large siongraphic metrics).
> If they were like emojis, they would actually be larger : I think it
> is a case for definining a Emoji-variant for them (where they could
> also be colored or have some 3D-like look)
There's an emoji variant for the standard digits.
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