[ntp:questions] list posts in UTF-8

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Mon Oct 27 12:50:34 UTC 2008

David J Taylor wrote:
> Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> []
>> There IS a mailing list for those who prefer mail to news or for those
>> who don't have access to news.  Comcast has announced that it will no
>> longer offer access to net news effective 28 October 2008.
> There are free text-only news providers out there, and low-cost 
> subscription ones.  Just because one ISP drops news servers it shouldn't 
> be a problem for anyone.
> BTW: I consider this a Usenet newsgroup, with an add-on mailing list, but 
> that's probably just because it's how I started.  Is there any reason why 
> NNTP per-se should mangle non-ASCII characters?  I always write ASCII "u" 
> rather than the Greek "mu", but that's mainly laziness!

Thank you.  I REALLY didn't want to have to learn to read Greek!  And 
who knows how the computer would render Greek characters if you did send 

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