Discovery: Support custom Emojis for personal status messages
Problem to solve
With %11.2 we are introducing personal status messages, consisting of an Emoji and a status text.
Via &85 (closed), and Create custom emoji for groups specifically, we are planning to introduce custom Emojis to GitLab, starting on group-level.
Since status messages are global and don't have a "namespace", we should explore how we can make custom Emojis available for status messages as well. With the current plans for custom Emojis, there is no instance-wide option that could be used in this case.
- As one data point, our predefined Slack
🦊status that is using a custom Emoji is very popular across GitLab team members
- to discover
What does success look like, and how can we measure that?
(If no way to measure success, link to an issue that will implement a way to measure this)