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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-fonts][css-text] Variation Selection of Colorful (Emoji) or Monochrome Glyphs

From: Christoph Päper via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:21:45 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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For the record, I asked the editors of UTR/UTS 51. They believe that CSS should offer 5 states governing characters with the `Emoji` property (and emoji sequences they are in):

* _emoji-override_: force emoji presentation, i.e. override U+FE0E
* _emoji_: emoji presentation, unless in a text presentation sequence
* _default_: adhere to `Emoji_Presentation` and variation selectors
* _text_: text presentation, unless in an emoji presentation sequence
* _text-override_: force text presentation​, i.e. override U+FE0F

I believe Twitter's website (and many others) enforces an `emoji-override` behavior by replacing characters with images. The default behavior in mobile OSs seems to be more like `emoji`.

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