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kent.b.karlsson at bahnhof.se
Thu May 28 17:19:28 CDT 2020
> 28 maj 2020 kl. 04:53 skrev Markus Scherer via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org>:
> On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 6:20 PM Kent Karlsson via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org <mailto:unicode at unicode.org>> wrote:
> Granted, it is not plain text. But emoji are already pushing ”out of” plain text as we knew it. And… I recall an argument (years ago) saying essentially
> ”these will be the only emoji encoded, the recommendation for expansion is to use images instead”. That seems to have been forgotten…
> Not entirely forgotten...
> http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr51/#Longer_Term <http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr51/#Longer_Term>
Ok. Thanks for pointing that out. Glad it is not entirely forgotten.
One little nit:
”Other features required to make embedded graphics work well include the ability of images to scale with font size”
That sounds a little bit like one was requiring a small revolution in image rendering. But of course it is not (ok, HTML again):
<img src="………" alt="……" style="width:1em;height:1em;"/>
(1em being the typical height and width of emoji glyphs.)
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