Closed Bug 155028 Opened 19 years ago Closed 11 years ago
RFE: Emoticon overhaul - add emoticons, new graphics, more case sensitivity fixes
From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.0.0) Gecko/20020530 BuildID: 2002053012 Additional common emoticons for the html editor are needed, especially these two: Evil Wink; >;) Angry >:( Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: Not applicable. Actual Results: Not applicable. Expected Results: Not applicable.
Summary: Need additional html editor emoticons → RFE: Additional html editor emoticons needed
cc Charley in case these changes go in (since they'd be in Composer files) cc Jennifer to know if she wants this feature or not
OS: Windows 2000 → All
Hardware: PC → All
Please add more emoticons to Mozilla. Or maybe you can add all the possible emoticons. We have to treat all emoticons equally and give them all a chance.
I can make emoticons :D Ill make them If i think they will be used
This problem was also reported in bug 211082.
*** Bug 205911 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
From bug 205911 : >The text to html converter converts :-\ to an undecided smiley but not :-/
Taking. I've been wanting to do this for a while. Info forthcoming.
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Grr. Radio button dislexia today.
Assignee: sspitzer → robert
Status: ASSIGNED → NEW
Ok, here's what I've gathered Bugs to fix: Bug 205911 Bugs patched awaiting approval: Bug 231224 Bug 217808 Bugs most likely not to be fixed (by me right now... RFC of course): Bug 84950 Bug 115186 What I want to accomplish - As in bug 205911 and bug 217808, removing all forms of case sensitivity. This is vital, as popular programs such as AIM aren't nearly as picky, hence we shouldn't be. - New smilie graphics. Something more modern, clean, and a better match for Thunderbird's new theme. - A few new popular smilies: Evil Wink: >;) Angry: >:( Smirk :-] Grin :-} Cry :'( Embarassed :-$ - Lastly, many products including AIM and most Forum products don't require a nose. Hence :-) = :). I think it's worthwhile to remove this sensitivity as well, so that users can have a uniform appearance across products. Similar to case sensitivity. I think we could do a lot to make this little UI feature seem much more modern. Ultimately I feel that this should be themable. But I think that opens up a new can of worms (again, Request for comment here).
Summary: RFE: Additional html editor emoticons needed → RFE: Emoticon overhaul - add emoticons, new graphics, more case sensitivity fixes
Component: Mail Window Front End → Editor: Composer
Product: MailNews → Browser
CC --> mscott Any comments/suggestions?
Some of the emoticons out there are too d**n cutesy. An evil grin or a smirk should be just that. A tounge sticking out should be just that. Capture the typical emotion being expressed by such actions and don't add unneeded overlays of embarassment, laughter, whatever. One emoticon = one emotion, not two or three. That my 2/100ths euro woth.
Steve VanSlyck: I must say I agree. The goal right now, is to make the emoticons match the funcionality in popular apps such as AIM, MSN, and Forum software like phpBB, and UBB. Most internet users know those well, and how they work. Ideally, we need to address Bug 84950, and make Smilies themable. Though that would require some colaboration and agreement. I'm not sure that will be an easy one to pitch. Though I'd love for that to be fixed. I'm adding it to the dependency list for now. But I'm not so confident on that going through in the near future.
Robert: Thanks. The tongue-out smiley looks particularly stupid. Nobody has that expression on their face when the stick their tongue out.
All I can say is I'm a Business MIS major with a Comp Sci minor. Not a doctor. ;-) I'm not qualified for such conversations. Remember, they are only a few pixels of color. Were not building muscle structure and layering skin over it.
Yeah, I can relate. I'm a lawyer, but I don't play one on TV. Unfortunately.
Just to give an idea how many emoticons actually exist. We could never support them all (though it would make a pretty cool extension). But we should support the popular ones from AIM, MSN, and the various forum software available, since that's what the end users know and expect.
I think an array of about 10-20 smileys is just right, more are detrimental.
*** Bug 245188 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Robert, Are you still working on this ?
Resolving as incomplete as there has been some work done there and this has been inactive for so long.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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