Common situations where a bug isn't real
teward at trekweb.org
Wed Jun 18 11:24:29 UTC 2014
> On Jun 18, 2014, at 7:17, Alberto Salvia Novella <es20490446e at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 18/06/14 09:25, Robert Park wrote:
>> Maybe if this wiki was *only* for phone users then we could have Emojis,
>> but the vast majority of Ubuntu users are on the desktop & server, so
>> Emoji aren't a good fit.
> Sorry, I don't understand that. Do you mean there's some further reasons than emojis not being displayed properly?
> And, for clarifying: why shall I expect other Ubuntu users not to see emojis properly in their systems when I can seen them in mine?
Perhaps you're missing the point of emoji. In phones they use some symbols in the ASCII/UTF-8 as the underlying symbols. And while the emoji render correctly on phones a LOT of systems, 12.04 stock and 14.04 stock included (and I have tested this) don't display the graphics and only display the symbols. Lubuntu does no rendering of them as images at all.
That prevents the emoji from "working". I agree the use of graphics is sound, but not Emoji. Actual small sized pictures, understandable, but Emoji make no sense since not everything renders them as pictures.
More information about the Ubuntu-bugsquad