[ntp:questions] list posts in UTF-8

Uwe Klein uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Mon Oct 27 14:59:11 UTC 2008


David J Taylor wrote:
> Rob van der Putten wrote:
> 
>>Hi there
>>
>>
>>David J Taylor wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Those characters display correctly on my NNTP feed from my ISP, using
>>>Microsoft Outlook Express for news-reading.
>>
>>You convert the text without stating the charset used, which makes non
>>ascii unreadable.
>>This is probably an Outlook bug.
>>
>>
>>Regards,
>>Rob
> 
> 
> Rob,
> 
> I'm using Microsoft Outlook Express, not Outlook.  They are different 
> products.
> 
> I didn't knowingly "convert" the text, and my own reply to you appeared 
> with the correct characters displaying.  At least, it did on my own ISP's 
> news server!  Whether it got corrupted on its way to you I don't know. 
> Let me see what Google Groups shows.  Can't find your or my post there 
> right now.
> 
> Your message shows:
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8; format=flowed
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
> 
> My message shows:
> X-RFC2646: Format=Flowed; Response
> 
> Whether that's my newsreader or my ISP I don't know.  My program's Send 
> settings include an option for UUencode or MIME, and it's currently set yo 
> UUencode, if that helps.

my guess is OE converted to ISO8859-1 but did not tell anyone
( no encoding info in your post here. )

uwe




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