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Re: Forget it

From:FFlores <fflores@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 25, 1999, 19:08
Kristian Jensen <kljensen@...> wrote:
> >> How about: > >> > >> 8~ > >> > >> Unfortunately, not all computers recognize the thorne as a valid > >> letter. > > > > > >You mean the tilde '~'? The symbol 8~ is intriguing... > >How do you interpret it? (I mean, I see big eyes and > >a... curly nose?) > > >=20 > Dammit!! I knew that would not come out right once I send it. The > tilde was meant to appear as the letter thorne. I swear I typed > that, but it never comes out when I send it. The thorne would look > like a mouth with a tongue sticking out.
Oh! So you meant=20 8=DE It's strange it didn't come out well -- I usually have no problem with 8-bit ASCII. I think it's a cool symbol. Let's hope Unicode will let us send those little works of art without fearing deformation :) --Pablo Flores