I like the various Unicode symbols / emoji. Sometimes they're useful, often they're just fun.

There are a lot of them though. Is there a good list of them anywhere?

make your own list

If you look at this page on Wikipedia, sort by the last column ("scripts"), and look for the ones listed as "Common", you'll find that almost all of them are symbols.

A script could be written to present this in a nicer format.

initial version

The list can be processed using mere Vim macros however. This is the initial result:


There are several ways to get this info within Perl:

resources to link to

For each block, we should provide several links to various places. Places that have useful information on various blocks: