Python is readable

Ben Finney ben+python at
Thu Mar 15 14:50:01 CET 2012

Chris Angelico <rosuav at> writes:

> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 12:16 AM, Ben Finney <ben+python at> wrote:
> > Hopefully, the fact that your quoting of my text munged the
> > characters down to ASCII is also pure coincidence, and is soon to be
> > corrected at your end? Or has your client program not joined the
> > rest of us in the third millennium with Unicode?
> It's gmail, and I don't know why it folded everything down.

Ah. The answer is “No”, then. Gmail (from what I can tell of receiving
messages from it) is terrible at Unicode, and for that reason among many
others is a poor choice for interacting with modern forums.

I recommend you add your voice to those complaining at Gmail's support
team about poor Unicode support, and meanwhile use a better-maintained
free-software client.

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Ben Finney

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