Tony Harminc wrote:
> I have recently received a couple of emails from unrelated people
> (one at yahoo.com and the other at hotmail.com) containing the string
> "" apparently as a list item bullet. This is hex F0B7, which
> is in the private use area.
> Does anyone know what character this is trying to be, and what evil
> software is generating such a thing?
I just tried it on my NT box with Mozilla, and it appears to find a
glyph for that character in the Math1 font, which I downloaded as part
of the MathReader program. The glyph does indeed look like a list
My guess is that the user is using WinIE, which will send HTML form data
with NCRs (numeric character references) like  for characters
that are not in the form's charset.
I don't know how the user entered that character into the form though.
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