Discourse could have a plugin that adds a new emoji picker for animated stickers.
There is a open format where animated stickers can be defined by a json file called lottiefiles.
For the first time, designers can create and ship beautiful animations without an engineer painstakingly recreating it by hand. They say a picture is worth 1,000 words so here are 13,000:
Recently Telegram launched Telegram Animated Stickers, building on the same technology and using a the
.tgs file format:
All the tools to create those in After Effects are open source: https://github.com/TelegramMessenger/bodymovin-extension
The web player for the files is here: Lottie Web Player - Lottiefiles
The plugin would add support for either
tgs or lottie
json files (tgs is just a gzipped lottie json) in here:
and a new emoji picker in here
which pops the new animated stickers picker:
Admins can find lottiefiles easily at https://lottiefiles.com/search?q=emoji and convert to tgs using Test & Convert Lottie JSON to Telegram Sticker - Lottiefiles