Emojis problems solved

Stephen M. Webb stephen.webb at canonical.com
Wed Jun 18 18:03:55 UTC 2014

On 06/18/2014 01:59 PM, Alberto Salvia Novella wrote:
> Robert Park:
>> Emoji are for texting your girlfriend, they are not for a
>> serious wiki page.
> Robert Park:
>> Emojis are not icons, they are BROKEN.
> Neal McBurnett:
>> I'm now thinking that at least some emoji are downright evil (from a font perspective) - in color and animated!  That makes this thread even more esoteric than I thought, though perhaps
> still of interest to documentation folks, who are perhaps more interested in fonts and characters than most.
> I have developed a work-around for these problems, that can be easily used in any wiki page:
> <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/One%20Hundred%20Papercuts/Pictographs>
> Putted into place, looks as:
> <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/One%20Hundred%20Papercuts/Work-flow/Triage/Fixable>

Are there not already little themed pictograms [1]  that can be used?  Not that they're required or exclusive, but do
add to a consistent user experience.

[1] http://design.ubuntu.com/brand/pictograms

Stephen M. Webb  <stephen.webb at canonical.com>

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