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).
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