Pound sign problem

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Tue Apr 11 11:29:57 EDT 2017


On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 1:24 AM, Lew Pitcher
<lew.pitcher at digitalfreehold.ca> wrote:
>
> What in "Try changing your target encoding to something other than ASCII" is
> encouragement to use "old legacy encodings"?
>
>> In 2017, unless you are reading from old legacy files created using a
>> non-Unicode encoding, you should just use UTF-8.
>
> Thanks for your opinion. My opinion differs.

So what encoding *do* you recommend, and why is it better than UTF-8?

ChrisA


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