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Questions about the tx_extra_field and its possible use cases

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How are the various tx-extra types/formats used?

Reading the code, I see that transactions can contain an unlimited number of tx_extra_field items. tx_extra_field is defined in src/cryptonote_core/tx_extra.h as a union of a few possible types, ...
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Why is the payment ID specified on a per TX basis?

I understand that the payment ID is stored in the tx-extra field. Only one payment ID can be specified when sending, even when sending to multiple addresses, because it's specified on a per-tx basis. ...
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Is it possible to embed message for recipient in transaction?

I would like to embed human-readable short text message to outgoing transaction such that only the receiver can read it. May be reasonably short. Something similar like in wire transfer when sending ...
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Counterparty On Monero

Counterparty is a cryptocurrency that sits in a layer 'on top of' Bitcoin. Unlike colored coins, which map identities to units of Bitcoin, Counterparty tokens aren't attached to any units of Bitcoin ...
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As a miner how would I put data in the 'extra' field?

How would I be able to put data in the extra field for say a nonce or whatever?