From: Jon Hanna (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Jun 01 2005 - 03:10:06 CDT
Dean Harding wrote:
> I've been trying this out myself today, and from what I can gather hotmail,
> yahoo and gmail all accept utf-8 quoted-printable mails (as in, they appear
> to decode them properly at least). The problem with both hotmail and yahoo
> is that they report to the browser that the webpage is encoded as ISO
> 8859-1, so any UTF-8 characters will be garbage. Gmail, on the other hand,
> is OK since it reports an encoding of UTF-8 to the browser, so any
> non-US-ASCII characters look right on gmail.
> Perhaps the POP3 interface to Hotmail/Yahoo will work properly, but I'm
> haven't bothered to sign up for it to test :)
Yahoogroups accessed through mail certainly does not handle UTF-8 correctly.
"One of the few good things about modern times:
If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You
will have entertained us."
- Kurt Vonnegut.
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