Replied to https://snarfed.org/2017-05-10_hmm-the-e-content-on-this
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sounds like you should strip HTML tags (and then re-strip whitespace) before checking whether a reply is an emoji reaction? more discussion in [https://indieweb.org/reacji#How_to_markup](https://indieweb.org/reacji#How_to_markup).

Stripping HTML before checking for emoji seems to be the fix in general. The advice at https://indieweb.org/reacji#How_to_markup was a result of Eddie and I chatting about it.