Unicode/ascii encoding nightmare

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Tue Nov 7 00:47:21 CET 2006


Gabriel Genellina wrote:
> At Monday 6/11/2006 20:34, Robert Kern wrote:
>
> >John Machin wrote:
> > > Indeed yourself. Have you ever considered reading posts in
> > > chronological order, or reading all posts in a thread?
> >
> >That presumes that messages arrive in chronological order and
> >transmissions are
> >instantaneous. Neither are true.
>
> Sometimes I even got the replies *before* the original post comes.

What is in question is the likelihood that message B can appear before
message A, when both emanate from the same source, and B was sent about
7 minutes after A.




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