ASCII and Unicode [was Re: Managing Google Groups headaches]

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Sat Dec 7 05:08:41 CET 2013

On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 2:16 PM, rusi <rustompmody at> wrote:
> On Saturday, December 7, 2013 8:11:45 AM UTC+5:30, Chris Angelico wrote:
>> On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 1:33 PM, rusi  wrote:
>> > That seems to suggest that something is not right with the python
>> > mailing list config. No??
>> If in doubt, blame someone else, eh?
>> I'd first check what your browser's actually sending. Firebug will
>> help there. See if your form fill-out is encoded as UTF-8 or CP-1252.
>> That's the first step.
> If you give me some tip where to look, I'll do that.
> But I dont see what this has to do with forms.

Page encodings specify what comes from the server to your browser.
Your post went the other way. Tracing the data going back to the
server would tell you how it's encoded.


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