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Re: Icelandic umlauts.

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Friday, June 23, 2000, 22:42
At 00:14 24/06/00 +0200, you wrote:
> >as long as the only guy sending UTF-8 so far _doesn't_ put a proper >charset parameter in the MIME Content-Type, no properly written MUA >should try to display it as anything but gibberish. The default in >MIME is US-ASCII, and cannot be overridden by user preferences. > >What irks me more is that I've seen nothing outside Latin-1 in Oskar's >posts. There's no need for his MUA to go to UTF-8. > >I realize that I will have to fix my mail reader to do best-effort >conversion from Unicode (UTF-7/8) to my terminal charset soon. But I >need to read up on the multi-charset support in Emacs first. >
I cannot personally. I read my mails from computers which don't support Unicode and will never do (shared computers of the school available for students). If I want to see things correctly, you have to stick to 8-bit ASCII (and sometimes even then I get problems). Christophe Grandsire |Sela Jemufan Atlinan C.G. "Reality is just another point of view." homepage : (ou :