From: Leo Broukhis (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Feb 06 2008 - 17:28:32 CST
On Feb 6, 2008 2:37 PM, Markus Scherer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Is it possible for you to survey your community for which email
> clients they use? Then you could verify that everyone's client
> supports Unicode. You could even send an email in UTF-8 with some
> interesting characters and have members reply and confirm that it
> works. If you had a small minority of members using non-UTF-8-capable
> email clients, you might be able to encourage them to switch.
I hope that my experience is isolated, but very recently I've
encountered the attitude "never had to switch, never will" as a
response to my e-mail that contained a few UTF-8 characters. Somewhat
surprisingly, these characters were intact in the quote.
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