Processing text data with different encodings

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Tue Jun 28 11:01:37 EDT 2016


On Tue, Jun 28, 2016, at 10:52, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>     "you will find THREE OR FOUR different encodings in one email. 
>     I think at the sending side they just glue different text 
>     fragments from different sources together without thinking 
>     about the encoding"
> 
> But I'm not going to argue any more. Maybe I've misunderstood you

Well, given that the other encodings he named were us-ascii and latin-1,
I think he was just counting windows-1252 as three different encodings
depending on what characters are present, as hyperbole.


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