Re: (Informational only: UTF-8 BOM and the real life)

From: Steven Atreju <>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2012 11:29:25 +0200

"Leif H Silli" <> wrote:

 |Asmus Freytag on 26/7/'12, 1:10
 |> On 7/25/2012 2:45 PM, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
 |>> . One might even argue that the BOM is useful here, too, since it
 |>> immediately signals that there is something wrong, and “” is an
 |>> encoding error signature, so to say.
 |> +8
 |I agree. But the real issue here is that e-mail application's inability to send a decent plain text version of the HTML message. In fact, I don't think there are many email apps that are good at that. (But Thunderbird used to be good.)
 |Leif H Silli

No, the real issue is that the programmers are duds.
Or they were unsure about it all...
Anyway, i've told them they were duds, and as i didn't get any
response sofar, i was right.

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