[ntp:questions] list posts in UTF-8

Rob van der Putten rob at sput.nl
Mon Oct 27 14:07:59 UTC 2008

Hi there

Ryan Malayter wrote:

> Interesting. The non-ASCII symbols in your message appeared just fine
> to me,

But your post doesn't;
The Content-type is text/plain; charset="windows-1252". The content 
encoding is 7bit.
Something is seriously broken.

> but I assume that is because we are both using the email list.

I'm not. I posted via news.xs4all.nl

> I received your message encoded as:
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64

The original Content-Transfer-Encoding is 8 bit.

> I am in total agreement, even though I am an "ugly American."

It's a standard. I would have to look up which one.


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