Re: 8859-1, 8859-15, 1252 and Euro

From: Frank da Cruz (
Date: Thu Feb 10 2000 - 12:24:48 EST

> > But the user is most likely viewing these messages through xterm
> I don't know how many people still use xterm to process email and HTML
> documents, but I suspect they are a minority by now.
Minorities do not need to be stamped out. And as you know from
other threads here, a great deal of work is going into xterm, and this
would not be happening if nobody used it.

> > which is
> > an ANSI X3.64 and ISO 6429 compliant terminal emulator, in which C1 codes
> > are controls. You can't just "map" them to graphics.
> I believe the more recent versions of xterm support UTF-8.
And UTF8 respects C1 controls.

> Resistance is futile. Prepare to be assimilated.
Yes, I suppose this is the real point. End of discussion.

- Frank

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