emojis for mouse buttons?

Marius Spix via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Wed Jan 1 11:36:50 CST 2020

Unicode characters are named after their appearance, not their
semantics. For example the diaresis and the umlaut share the code-point
U+0308. A printed booklet cannot be aware if the user is right- or
left-handed. This is the same issue as with U+2BEA and U+2BEB, which
are designed for ltr and rtl writing.

On Wed, 1 Jan 2020 10:08:42 -0500
John W Kennedy via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:

> As I have already said, this will not do. Mouses do not have “left”
> and “right” buttons; they have “primary” buttons, which may be on the
> left or right, and “secondary” buttons, which may be on the right or
> left. If this goes through, users with left-handed mouse setups will
> curse you forever.

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