Emojis truncate articles

Putting a Unicode emoji in the content of an article will drop the rest of the content, after the first emoji, when the article is being posted. Everything looks correct in the preview, but after clicking Publish, the emoji and everything that came after it is gone.

To handle emojis the database needs to be rebuilt from UTF-8 to UTF16. When Andrea tried it a few years ago many pages had issues that needed a big refactoring, so he decided to not do it.

Emojis truncate articles

Thanks for the good news.

But in all seriousness. This could become an issue if published matirals such as oitside reviews or official descriptions begin using emojis. And, I think upgrading the encoding will probably have other benefi.