[ntp:questions] list posts in UTF-8

jimp at specsol.spam.sux.com jimp at specsol.spam.sux.com
Mon Oct 27 03:15:00 UTC 2008

Ryan Malayter <malayter at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 2:48 PM, Unruh <unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca> wrote:
>> That may be what you expect, but you can get it 1usec (1 micro second).
> Is there something wrong with the mail gateway and Unicode? I posted
> my message as text/plain with charset=UTF-8, which has been an IETF
> standard for more than a decade. And my message does, in fact, appear
> correct with UTF-8 characters such as "l" (Greek Small Letter Mu,
> Unicode 03BC) in the list archives at:
> https://lists.ntp.org/pipermail/questions/2008-October/020235.html
> However, all replies to my message were in 7-bit charset="us-ascii",
> which of course mangles the non-ASCII chasracters.
> So is it the pipermail gateway that is not Unicode compliant, or is it
> the MUAs of the respondents that is at fault? If it is the list
> itself... well, isn't it absurd to restrict content of a mailing list
> to 7-bit us-ascii? It is 2008, not 1988.
> Regards,

This is usenet, not a mailing list.

Jim Pennino

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