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Re: Character sets

From:Jeff Jones <jeffsjones@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 22, 2002, 20:53
On Tue, 22 Jan 2002 11:30:41 -0500, David G. Durand <dgd@...> wrote:

> >This problem isn't going to be solved by everyone changing their >software. People don't like to change their mail programs, and >suggestions that they should do so, just irritate them. There are >many tradeoffs of computer platform interface, and character encoding >in such a choice, and one person's best solution may be another's >worst solution. > > -- David
Responding to this and to the previous message. One of the problems with the TOPIC system is that it has to be explained carefully to new members, since other list services such as Yooha don't have such features. The other problem is that since it has no effect on those of us receiving digests or reading from the archives, we tend to forget about it when posting. Despite all that, how about adding a TOPIC for non-ASCII messages? Jeff