OT: Unencoded Unicode characters (Re: Last call for ISO 15924-based updates)

Roozbeh Pournader roozbeh at htpassport.com
Mon Mar 16 20:31:41 CET 2009

On Mon, 2009-03-16 at 06:42 -0600, Doug Ewell wrote:
> Looks French to me. 🎸

Wow, that joke's so internal!

For those people whose email software does not support Unicode 6.0 (or a
later version) yet, Doug very probably means the proposed emoji
character SMIRKING FACE. The proposal was submitted to WG2 less than two
weeks ago. It's available in three parts, here:


Of course, it's not a good idea to interchange proposed characters not
yet formally encoded in a published version of the Unicode standard or
ISO/IEC 10646. Things may change, sometimes a few times, before final
publication. Also, according to Unicode Conformance Clause C3, "A
process shall not interpret an unassigned code point as an abstract

For this specific proposed character, there is a (high?) chance the code
point will change.


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