[sf-lug] (-:, etc.
Michael.Paoli at cal.berkeley.edu
Thu Oct 11 00:37:27 PDT 2007
In my recollection, my first aquaintence with (-:, and the like, was
for left-handed variations of smileys and the like - generally to
indicate a lefthanded person or something lefthanded.
>From (http or
which I got
we have within that:
$ ls -on --full-time smiley_4.0/faces.in
-rw------- 1 1003 23975 1991-10-29 01:32:50.000000000 -0800 smiley_4.0/faces.in
$ grep '^(-[:;] ' smiley_4.0/faces.in
(-: Don Ellis from Tektronix
Quoting Asheesh Laroia <asheesh at asheesh.org>:
> On Thu, 4 Oct 2007, Kristian Erik Hermansen wrote:
> > On 10/4/07, Asheesh Laroia <asheesh at asheesh.org> wrote:
> >> wrong. (-;
> > First time in my Internet experience I have ever seen a reverse smiley
> > face! Not even the CompuServe days had reverse smileys!!!
> This is such a FAQ that I've finally answered it somewhere public and made
> that answer available over the hypertext protocol:
> http://www.asheesh.org/note/reverse%20smileys.html .
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