TECH: Unicode (Re: some Bukisi)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, February 15, 2005, 17:15|
Carsten Becker <naranoieati@...> writes:
> On Sunday 13 February 2005 18:52 +0100, Matt Arriola wrote:
> > I know some (all?) of you can't
> > see unicode,
> That is not (completely) true.
Well, the sentence with is true if you use 'some'. :-)
> If you tell your mail client that
> your mail is in Unicode by setting the encoding of the mail
> accordingly, it should work.
But only if the mailer (or newsreader -- I'm using a newsreader to
read this group) is Unicode aware, of course, which mine is not.
To read a message in Unicode that for same lucky reason did not get
mangled by Listserv or anything else, I have to use a Web browser and
have a look at the archives. Not really too comfortable for me.
So, still, *some* people definitely cannot read Unicode here. At
least not well. That's probably what links to the web are for: I
myself cannot live well without UTF-8 anymore in my browser, for
> It is true, though, that you need to be careful with Listserv and
> Unicode since Listserv doesn't like a whole range of characters.
Exactly. That's one reason why I'm not too eager to change
my set-up -- Listserv is not fully prepared for Unicode either.