Like a good tennis father, he was proud of his son competing in tournaments; like a self-respecting composer, he wanted to record more of the performances than merely the, well, scores.
So, Arnold Schoenberg devised a script for tennis rallies. An exclamation mark stands for an ace in his Symbols for Recording of Tennis Games, for example, ∩ is a lob and ∟ means the player hurries back — dashing after a ∩, for instance.
Now, if you want to record an email (about tennis, say, or twelve-tone music) in plain text, Windows Live Mail knows the script:
›› Export the text from a message's body to a plain text file with Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail or Outlook Express.