A challenge to the ASCII proponents.

Alan Kennedy alanmk at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 18 21:25:39 CEST 2003


Brian McErlean wrote:
> I saw the same as you with that URL, but viewing the thread in
> google, or going to the link it gave for "View this article only":

> http://groups.google.com/groups?dq=&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&selm=3F172442.2040907%40v.loewis.de
> 
> displayed OK (Using Mozilla firebird 0.6)
> 
> The key difference seems to be the "oe=UTF-8" argument in the URL.
> Adding this to your URL displays it correctly.

Yep, we're definitely not in ASCII-land anymore.

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