RE: 8-bit text which is supposed to be UTF-8 but isn't

From: François Yergeau (yergeau@ALIS.COM)
Date: Tue Feb 01 2000 - 11:16:08 EST

> De: Dan []
> Date: dimanche 30 janvier 2000 06:37
> As there is a group working on getting international characters into
> DNS, you may wait a little and see the results from them. It may
> affect the Usenet News protocol.

I think this is the wrong way around. The idn WG is just starting, has a
significant risk of hitting political turmoil and is nowhere near having
"results". I think Usefor should proceed with their "UTF-8 in headers" idea
and the idn WG should then take a page from their book.

François Yergeau

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