Submissions open for 2020 Emoji
Mark Davis ☕️ via Unicode
unicode at unicode.org
Fri Apr 20 03:59:02 CDT 2018
BTW, Slide 23 on http://unicode.org/emoji/slides.html ("Unicode Resources:
Specs, Data, and Code") shows one view of the relative sizes of Unicode
Consortium projects, divided up by cldr, icu, encoding (eg UTC output), and
also breaks out emoji.
(It does need a bit of updating, since we have added emoji names to cldr.)
On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 2:32 PM, Mark Davis ☕️ <mark at macchiato.com> 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.
> > Also, there seems to be no systematic reason...
> The ESC periodically prioritizes some of the larger sets and forwards a
> list to the UTC.
> >If an emoji proposal is well-formed and fits the general scope it should
> be forwarded to UTC.
> Emoji are a relatively small part of the work of the consortium, and
> should remain that way. So the UTC depends on the ESC to evaluate the
> quality and priority of proposals, based on the factors described.
> > Others are outdated, for instance because the larger set they have been
> added to has already been processed by UTC and they were declined. Some
> categories have only a single entry, others are clearly aliases of each
> other or subcategories.
> > I would like to help clean up the data, e.g. by commenting on the Google
> Spreadsheet that is embedded on the Unicode page. How can I do that as an
> individual member?
> That would be helpful, thanks. What I would suggest is taking a copy of
> the sheet, dumping into a spreadsheet (Google or Excel) and adding a column
> for your suggestions. You can then submit that. Note that the numbers are
> just to provide a count, there is no binding connection between them and
> the rest of the line.
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 12:51 PM, Christoph Päper via Unicode <
> unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
>> announcements at unicode.org:
>> > The emoji subcommittee has also produced a new page which shows the
>> > Emoji Requests <http://www.unicode.org/emoji/emoji-requests.html>
>> > submitted so far. You can look at what other people have proposed or
>> > suggested. In many cases, people have made suggestions, but have not
>> > followed through with complete submission forms, or have submitted
>> > forms, but not followed through on requested modifications to the forms.
>> This good news! However, imagine I discover that someone has already
>> proposed the emoji that I am interested in, but their formal proposal needs
>> some work: From the public data I can not see when this proposal has been
>> received or whether it has been updated. Since I also cannot contact the
>> author, either I have to hope they are still working on the proposal or I
>> have to submit a separate proposal of my own, duplicating all the work.
>> Also, there seems to be no systematic reason for which proposals get
>> shelved as "Added to larger set" while related ones (e.g. random animals)
>> progress to the UTC. The ESC should not have this power of gatekeeping. If
>> an emoji proposal is well-formed and fits the general scope it should be
>> forwarded to UTC, hence be published in the L2 repository. Alternatively,
>> the ESC should collect *all* proposals that semantically belong to a larger
>> set (e.g. animals) in a composite document and forward this annually, for
>> Some entries are also opaque or ambiguous, i.e. not helpful, e.g.:
>> 705 Six Chinese Styles Added to larger set Mixed
>> 706 Six Chinese-style Emoji No proposal form Other
>> Others are outdated, for instance because the larger set they have been
>> added to has already been processed by UTC and they were declined. Some
>> categories have only a single entry, others are clearly aliases of each
>> other or subcategories. I would like to help clean up the data, e.g. by
>> commenting on the Google Spreadsheet that is embedded on the Unicode page.
>> How can I do that as an individual member?
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