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Whilst looking for ways to get some level of basic emoji support for the Clouded Leopard project (Snow Leopard for PowerPC), I learnt of a nifty way to integrate a basic, early emoji support for Snow Leopard, Leopard, and even Tiger.

This workaround for what I guess amounts to backmojis can be useful because Apple didn’t integrate standardized emoji (i.e., multi-colour) font support prior to 10.7. This workaround sought to alleviate that.

There are a couple of minor drawbacks outlined within the above linked post, but if you’re using pre-10.7 on legacy early Intel Macs (or later PowerPC Macs) and would rather not see the unparsed-emoji default glyph, give this a whirl. :)
 
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