[TEAM VOTE] Adding support for color emoji to Xubuntu

Krytarik Raido krytarik at ubuntustudio.org
Sun Jun 30 22:57:13 UTC 2019


+1, in favor of full support rather than half.

Regards,
Krytarik

On 6/30/19 5:33 PM, Sean Davis wrote:
> So far we are:
>
> +1 from me
> +1 from Simon
> -1 from Pasi
> +0 from David
>
> Can we get more votes from the team? :-)
>
> On Jun 27 2019, at 7:34 am, David Pires <slickymaster at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>     Personally I'm not an emojis' user so I'm 0 on this one.
>
>     Cheers
>
>     On Sun, 23 Jun 2019 at 17:44, Pasi Lallinaho
>     <pasi at shimmerproject.org <mailto:pasi at shimmerproject.org>> wrote:
>
>         Since I'm an old fart that would prefer no emojis at all, -1
>         from me. ;)
>
>         Cheers,
>         Pasi
>
>         On 23.6.2019 4.11, Sean Davis wrote:
>
>             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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