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Install Noto emoji font by default
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The GNOME emoji dialog looks pretty broken in PureOS by default, because we don't ship an emoji font that includes the latest emoji.

I think Noto is the most complete freely available emoji font, so I suggest shipping that by default.

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tbernard created this task.Apr 25 2018, 03:04
d3vid added a subscriber: d3vid.EditedApr 25 2018, 04:34

We might want to also include Symbola (fonts-symbola) which in my experience fills the gaps on more obscure and newer emoji (and other bits of Unicode). It seems Symbola is not that great for emoji, so I withdraw this suggestion. Still good for ancient fonts, but I'm not sure those will see everyday use :D

mladen triaged this task as Wishlist priority.Jun 13 2018, 08:07
d3vid added a comment.Jul 20 2018, 05:10

Note that this lead to strange emoji rendering in PureBrowser:

d3vid added a comment.Jul 20 2018, 05:14

Another option for a complete and regularly updated color emoji set is twemoji. It is not yet packaged for Debian afaik:

mak claimed this task.Jul 20 2018, 17:29
mak added a subscriber: mak.

With "Emoji font" you mean fonts-noto-color-emoji in particular, right?
Since we already ship a great deal of the Noto fonts for language/script compatibility, adding the Emoji font too would make some sense.

mak closed this task as Resolved.Aug 19 2018, 12:08

Done, PureOS includes Noto Emoji by default now.