From: Karljürgen Feuerherm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jul 29 2003 - 19:37:12 EDT
Peter Kirk wrote:
> On 29/07/2003 13:03, Karljürgen Feuerherm wrote:
> >>Otherwise we
> >>would write Karlj<fronted>u</fronted>rgen or the like.
> >Actually, that would have been preferable to the way some of my official
> >actually appears.... :(
> And probably to what some software does with it. One of your recent
> messages to this list came with the following line in its source:
> From: =?8859_1?B?S2FybGr8cmdlbg==?= Feuerherm <email@example.com>
> and Mozilla renders that version of your first name as a Chinese
I wonder whether it is a positive character or a negative one....
Seriously, even simple things seem to still be a problem. When I use Hotmail
directly (which I try to avoid now except when away from home) it replaces
the ü in my name with a 1/4 symbol.... One would think that ü is
sufficiently simple not to be mucked up in today's day and age, but no....
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