adam's grump of the day: icons in fonts (was Re: web-assets-httpd stuck in limbo?)

Samuel Sieb samuel at sieb.net
Fri Jan 17 01:25:55 UTC 2014


On 01/16/2014 01:38 PM, Chris Murphy wrote:
>
> On Jan 16, 2014, at 1:41 PM, Matthew Miller <mattdm at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>
>>
>> The other thing -- getting unicode to include standard symbols -- is
>> happening. That's why we have πŸ’© . Yay standards!
>
> Oh man. Change that to 144pt. Is it chocolate soft serve with a smile? Or is it Mr. Hanky's cousin?
>
> Right-click on it> Show Font > Apple Color Emoji > Character
>
> Character Name? PILE OF POO
>
> Hahaha. Oh so many bad ideas made into a standard here…
>
> πŸ‘Œ This does not mean OK in many countries!
> πŸ‘ This can also be a crude gesture.
> πŸ‘ƒ This is just bad graphics.
>
> Pine decoration, custard, bento box, and wind chime. Standards. Oh boy.
>

Assuming you're using Fedora to read your emails, what font do you have 
installed that has those glyphs?  I can see them on my Android phone, 
but not on my Fedora laptop.


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