To unicode or not to unicode

Thorsten Kampe thorsten at
Sat Feb 21 23:52:03 CET 2009

* Ross Ridge (Sat, 21 Feb 2009 17:07:35 -0500)
> The link demonstrates that Google Groups doesn't assume ASCII like
> Python does.  Since popular newsreaders like Google Groups and Outlook
> Express can display the message correctly without the MIME headers,
> but your obscure one can't, there's a much stronger case to made that
> it's your newsreader that's broken.

*sigh* I give up on you. You didn't even read the "Joel on Software" 
article. The whole "why" and "what for" of Unicode and MIME will always 
be a complete mystery to you.


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