Re: Communicator Unicode

From: Martin J. Dürst (
Date: Thu Sep 25 1997 - 05:47:03 EDT

On Wed, 24 Sep 1997, Alain LaBonti - SCT wrote:

> What I say is that there are ways to better the life of users in doing
> something simple like assuming that the character set used for plain text
> (most messages have at least such a part), of for the first part of plain
> text, if you wish, is the same one used for the headers... If that would be
> a clear convention, taht would be much more useful that the current
> 7-bit-ASCII-for-eternity-everywhere-as-an-universal-default-encoding-without
> -tags dogma.

An even simpler convention would be to allow raw UTF-8 in headers.

Regards, Martin.

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