POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.bugreports : alpha.10064268 outputting strings : Re: alpha.10064268 outputting strings Server Time17 Aug 2022 10:00:05 EDT (-0400)
 Re: alpha.10064268 outputting strings
 From: B  Gimeno Date: 17 Jun 2020 17:45:06 Message:
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"jr" <cre### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> hi,
> > By the way, has anyone managed to write unicode characters (\unnnn) above the
> > ascii 128 limit to a text file? I would like to play with the rest of the ascii
> > characters but I only get blank spaces; Yes, I have already tried utf-8 in
> > general settings, but I do not intend to generate a text object in an image
> > using a truetype font or an ANSI extended font, but a separate plain text file
> > whose content is dumped by Pov-Ray.
>
> if the '\Unnnn' notation does not work, perhaps can you output (byte-wise) UTF8
> code points?  <https://www.utf8-chartable.de/>

Not sure of anything after reading this:
http://news.povray.org/povray.beta-test/message/%3C5c2e6746%40news.povray.org%3E/#%3C5c2e6746%40news.povray.org%3E

....and that someone was inquirinq in a similar way 20 years ago.