Re: Unicode Hate Mail

From: Mark Leisher (
Date: Fri Jan 24 1997 - 10:22:27 EST

    Glenn> Well, it's quite interesting to receive my first true "hate-mail"
    Glenn> message. I didn't realize that Unicode would have such an impact
    Glenn> on the bigotted, and, shall I say, spineless, members of some (I
    Glenn> won't say 'our') society such as is exhibited in the following.

    Glenn> If anyone knows this individual, please forward me the particulars,
    Glenn> as I'll have to start a file for any future investigation ...

    [Hate mail elided.]

When I first started in this business, I would occasionally get similar
messages from speakers of non-English languages. In my experience, these are
usually one-time events to be filed as evidence if ever needed, and simply

But, a marvelous sense of gleeful malice will occur when a sender of such mail
comes crawling back for your help (this has happened to me) :-)
Mark Leisher "A designer knows he has achieved perfection
Computing Research Lab not when there is nothing left to add, but
New Mexico State University when there is nothing left to take away."
Box 30001, Dept. 3CRL -- Antoine de Saint-Exup'ery
Las Cruces, NM 88003

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