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Re: Emoji Unicode

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Sun, 02 Oct 2011 10:37:27 +0100
Message-ID: <4E8830D7.7010002@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: David Dailey <ddailey@zoominternet.net>
CC: svg-developers@yahoogroups.com, 'www-svg' <www-svg@w3.org>
David Dailey wrote:

> Are the colors and gradients a part of the Unicode definition, or does 
> Unicode merely encode path geometry (like WOFF)?
> 

To a first approximation Unicode doesn't define the appearance of 
character, only its meaning.  Most font technologies can only represent 
a solid single colour, as that is what moveable type can do.


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