On 09/24/2011 09:57 AM, Olin Lathrop wrote:
Doug wrote on Fri, 23 September 2011 22:40
>> Emoticons while cute really aren't necessary.
Exactly. A far simpler and robust fix is to eliminate them altogether.
To be honest, I'm on the fence sometimes whether or not I should ever
use emoticons myself (and "Internet" abbreviations for for that matter
too). But regardless, I think that it would be unnecessary editorial
control to automatically strip them out entirely.
We'll get the HTML to plaintext emoticon conversion bug fixed, and
posters can decide on their own how to express themselves best.