Submissions open for 2020 Emoji

Asmus Freytag (c) via Unicode unicode at
Thu Apr 19 13:50:38 CDT 2018

On 4/19/2018 9:36 AM, Mark Davis ☕️ wrote:
> The UTC didn't want to burden the doc registry with all the emoji 
> proposals.

The question of whether the registry should be divided is independent on 
whether proposals are public or private in nature.

Proposals in private have no place in the context of public standard.

> Mark
> //
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 6:22 PM, Asmus Freytag via Unicode 
> <unicode at <mailto:unicode at>> wrote:
>     On 4/19/2018 5:32 AM, Mark Davis ☕️ via Unicode wrote:
>>     > imagine I discover that someone has already proposed the emoji
>>     that I am interested in
>>     In some cases we've have contacted people to see if they want to
>>     engage with other proposers. But to handle larger numbers we'd
>>     need a simple, light-weight way to let people know, while
>>     maintaining people's privacy when they want it.
>     I would tend to think that actual proposals are a matter of public
>     record. Emoji should not be handled differently than other
>     proposals for character encoding in that regard.
>     Why should there be an assumption that these are "proposals in
>     private" in this case?
>     A./

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