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Re: PLAIN TEXT!!! was Re: Babel Text in Durin

From:Danny Wier <dawier@...>
Date:Sunday, January 20, 2002, 2:19
From: "Padraic Brown" <agricola@...>

> I don't want to beat the issue too much, but this is a plain text > medium. While I like a good word puzzle as much as the next guy, > I don't much care for trying to sort out unicode or html garbage > in people's posts. I simply delete unread any post that has too > much unreadable text; but I wanted to take a moment to kindly ask > all those who post language samples: _please_ post in ASCII here! > If you are using nonascii characters, peculiar fonts, colours, > html, or native scripts, _please_ put them on a website somewhere > and give us the url. [And _then_ post a version in plain text > here for universal discussion and comment!]
Does that mean ASCII as in 7-bit, or is Latin-1 okay? (I know in 1997 it wasn't, but that was quite a long time ago.) ~DannY~ _________________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free address at


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