Assignment Versus Equality

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Wed Jun 29 00:52:36 EDT 2016


On Tue, Jun 28, 2016, at 22:27, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> Are you suggesting that email clients and newsreaders should silently
> mangle the text of your message behind your back? Because that's what
> it sounds like you're saying.

That was how I was characterizing Rustom Mody's position; he seemed to
be justifying a supposed "feature" of Google Groups to mangle Unicode
arrow characters into ASCII pseudorepresentations such as <- and ->.


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