From: André Szabolcs Szelp (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jan 05 2009 - 15:15:23 CST
This went by accident in private instead to the list.
Please, list admins, change the reply-to header to be set to the
address of the list.
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From: André Szabolcs Szelp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy
To: Asmus Freytag <email@example.com>
>> E-mail can be plain-text or rich-text. There has never been any
>> requirement that all the information contained within a rich-text document
>> will be round-trippable with a plain-text application.
> Right, but these are data streams that use a plain-text protocol, no matter
> how you'd wish you could redefine that.
Well, in a proprietary *post-Unicode-1.0* private plain-text protocol encoding.
I remember that the missing charachters for round-tripping ARMSCII
with Unicode were dismissed with it being post-Unicode, and Unicode
would _only_ ensure round-tripping pre-Unicode legacy encodings...
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