[IDN-WG] Fwd: [ NNSquad ] Unicode is over and it dies over Emoji

Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond ocl at gih.com
Mon Nov 6 06:13:01 UTC 2017

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Subject: 	[ NNSquad ] Unicode is over and it dies over Emoji
Date: 	Sun, 5 Nov 2017 08:18:20 -0800
From: 	Lauren Weinstein <lauren at vortex.com>
To: 	nnsquad at nnsquad.org

Unicode is over and it dies over Emoji


	That is, something that was supposed to be an annotation for
	conveying emotion became not only anthropomorphised to the
	point where that meaning is overshadowed by race, gender and
	culture issues.

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A reminder of why I *never* have voluntarily used Emjoi in my
communications. And likely never will.

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