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Re: describe-char on emoji sequences

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: describe-char on emoji sequences
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 16:35:00 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"T.V Raman" <raman@google.com> writes:

> If we could do that, that would be awesome.
> I know I'm a minority use case, but that type of reverse translation
> from a sequence of glyphs to meaningful description would potentially
> help blind and low-vision users of Emacs better comprehend things on
> microblogging sites like twitter where emojis get used heavily.

Yup -- it's not just generally helpful, but an accessibility issue.

I've factored out these bits, so I think I'll make `describe-char'
output this data for these emoji grapheme clusters (in Emacs 29).

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