From: William_J_G Overington (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Apr 16 2009 - 06:55:12 CDT
Oops, when I sent the email it seems to have truncated at the U+F9001 character.
Here is a transcript of the rest of the message.
---- I do not know whether it will reach you through the internet connections. I have also saved the character in a Unicode Text Document from WordPad and I am attaching the file. William Overington 16 April 2009 ---- Well, I hope the U+F9001 character in the file attached to the email reached you correctly. William ---- On Thursady 16 April 2009, William_J_G Overington firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > On Wednesday 15 April 20009, Johannes Bergerhausen > <email@example.com> wrote to Michael Everson: > > > Yes, please, send me what you like. > > If I may, I would like to send you a Private Use Area > character as follows. > > U+F9001 LOCALIZABLE SENTENCE GOOD DAY > > Hopefully in the future there will be a regular Unicode > implementation of this code and there will be email software > such that someone in England can select the message Good Day > from a cascading menu system and the regular Unicode > character will be included in the email: then the email > would be received by someone in Germany and his or her email > software would display the message Guten Tag on the screen. > (I hope that I have the correct translation, though I am not > certain of that.) > > There could be other localizable sentence characters as > well. > > Readers are invited to experiment using the Private Use > Area. In some ways it might be easier to use plane 0 > Private Use Area codes, though if plane 15 Private Use Area > codes are used then experience of how a system encoded in > regular Unicode might work could be obtained. > > I am thinking that a few questions could be added and a few > answers as well. Maybe people could ask about the weather > and receive a reply. It could be a fun experiment and could > perhaps become implemented in actual use. > > Yet for the moment I am going to try to send a U+F9001 > character. > > I have now generated it in WordPad. > > I have now copied it onto the clipboard and pasted it into > SC UniPad and verified that the character has been correctly > generated. > > I am going to try to send the character to you in two ways. > > Here is the character pasted into this email.
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