[tbb-bugs] #18172 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Emoji support is broken in Tor Browser 5.5

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#18172: Emoji support is broken in Tor Browser 5.5
 Reporter:  gk                                   |          Owner:  tbb-
                                                 |  team
     Type:  defect                               |         Status:
                                                 |  needs_revision
 Priority:  Medium                               |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser             |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                               |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-fingerprinting-fonts, tbb-       |  Actual Points:
  usability-website, tbb-5.5-regression,         |
  TorBrowserTeam201603                           |
Parent ID:  #18097                               |         Points:
 Reviewer:                                       |        Sponsor:

Comment (by vegansalad):

 I should state, not every dingbat is broken in the Linux TBB. The Up Down
 Arrow works:

 Also, a regular multiplication sign works
 https://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/00D7/browsertest.htm but a

 I'm not sure which whitelisted font allows some of these to work.

 It might be good to find a good font candidate to whitelist in the Linux
 and Windows TBB to allow it to render more unicode characters than the
 current fonts allow. I haven't done any tests on the Mac TBB.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/18172#comment:26>
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