Fwd: Emoji as East Asian Width = Wide

Oren Watson via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Mon Mar 5 01:58:33 CST 2018

EAW is used in fixed-width settings to distinguish characters that should
take up one space versus two. I would also prefer that all these be
considered wide, since otherwise it causes format problems in these
(unfortunately fixed-width appear to be largley ignored by unicode... ��)

On Sun, Mar 4, 2018 at 10:54 PM, fantasai via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org>

> Why are the new emoji like U+1F600 Grinning Face EAW=Wide
> when other dingbats like U+263A Smiling Face are EAW=Neutral?
> This is making it difficult to have consistent formatting
> across emoticons. Also, emoji aren't really CJK context only
> now, are they.
> https://unicode.org/cldr/utility/character.jsp?a=1F600&B1=Show
> https://unicode.org/cldr/utility/character.jsp?a=263A&B1=Show
> ~fantasai
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