[TEAM VOTE] Adding support for color emoji to Xubuntu

Simon Steinbeiss simon at xfce.org
Sun Jun 23 06:59:55 UTC 2019

That seems like an easy decision (at least for me).
+1 on color emojis

Sean Davis <smd.seandavis at gmail.com> schrieb am So., 23. Juni 2019, 03:11:

> Hello Team!
> During the last community meeting, we briefly discussed bring color emoji
> to Xubuntu [1]. We're revisiting this now since Xfce 4.14 is just around
> the corner, bringing with it GTK+3 and native emoji support. In any native
> input or text area, you can now right click, select "Insert Emoji", and
> display an emoji picker [2]. Emoji are even supported in the terminal!
> Firefox and Thunderbird include their own native color emoji support. If
> emoji are going to be everywhere, I think users benefit from Xubuntu
> providing full support for them.
> I've included screenshots to help with this vote [2]. The first screenshot
> shows the emoji picker as it is now, with non-color emoji populated. The
> second shows the same picker, but after color emoji support is enabled. The
> third screenshot shows the native emoji support in Xfce Terminal.
> Please vote +1 if you are in favor of adding support for color emoji in
> Xubuntu.
> To participate in this vote, you must be part of Xubuntu Team [3]. Please
> reply to this list with +1 to approve, -1 to reject, or 0 to abstain.
> [1]
> http://ubottu.com/meetingology/logs/xubuntu-devel/2019/xubuntu-devel.2019-06-14-22.00.log.html#l-121
> (heh, even the logs render color emoji at 22:45)
> [2] https://imgur.com/a/UJgtYt1
> [3] https://launchpad.net/~xubuntu-team
> Many thanks,
> Sean Davis (bluesabre)
> Xubuntu Technical Lead
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