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OT: Mail encoding (was: German style orthography)

From:J. 'Mach' Wust <j_mach_wust@...>
Date:Monday, December 6, 2004, 14:10
On Mon, 6 Dec 2004 11:48:51 +0100, Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>

>On Sun, 5 Dec 2004 19:53:15 -0800, bob thornton <arcanesock@...> wrote: >> >> This is the mail as I received it, excepting my own >> frippery. Please do tell me what the doodlyjiggers are >> that weren't shown. > >Apparently, his email was in UTF-8 but it was marked as iso-8859-1 >instead. Here's an attempt to send it legibly -- I presume Gmail will >make UTF-8 out of it, and I hope the list won't mangle it too badly. >(Though it may decide to use MIME encoding, either QP or Base-64, >rather than 8-bit.)
I'm writing my mails online at the site, and I have my browser default set to UTF-8 (so I saw Bob's reply exactly the way I had sent it). Is there any way of telling that site that it should use UTF-8 encoding? gry@s: j. 'mach' wust