Like Colbert's story of responding to sad news with the because he thought it was somebody crying.
Somewhere there's a market to fix texting keyboards for the bifocals crowd.
(...aaaand your comments field strips out emojis?!)
Everything is terrible. If they are more than 2 bytes you can type them out in &#x form.
s/more than 2 bytes/beyond the Basic Multilingual Plane/
Some BMP code points need three bytes in UTF8, � U+FFFD is three bytes for example, but those fit fine into MySQL's crazy "Unicode, but not all of it" character set they've insanely labelled "utf8". I look forward to some day discovering small print in their documentation informing me that "integer" is defined only to include even numbers.
We could count to 131072 with an unsigned EVINT, with only a slight loss in precision!
So, this should just work here, right? U+A66E &U+A66E &U+A66Ex <a href="https://www.inoreader.com/article/3a9c6e7f7bad4ef9-unicode-character-multiocular-o-ua66e"previously
herp derp. big fail on even getting the link correct (my kingdom for a space!)