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Re: Sub or dom ; does it really matter? [message #411745 is a reply to message #411727] Thu, 07 October 2021 13:33 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
Mike Spencer is currently offline  Mike Spencer
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711 Spooky Mart <711@spooky.mart> writes:

> On 10/6/21 12:22 PM, Mike Spencer wrote:
>
>> 711 Spooky Mart <711@spooky.mart> writes:
>>
>>> If you don't like my opinion feel free to object.
>>
>> Don't care about your opinion but I'd be much more likely to read what
>> you post if you were to lose the long blocks of 0x81 0xe2 0x96 0x88
>>
>>> ██....
>>
>> in your sig.
>
> It sounds as if your locale settings may need updated either in your
> reader or system-wide.
>
> Are you using Gnus/Emacs? If so the Emacs wiki says:
>
> "Auto-detection of UTF-8 is effectively disabled by default in GNU Emacs
> 21.3 and below.

Emacs 20.7. Just so.

> [snip]
> Maybe you are using a legacy reader that doesn't understand UTF-8 text.
> UTF-8 has been standard for many years now.

This is Usenet. a.f.c is an English language newsgroup. I'm an ASCII
guy, expecially in English on Usenet. There are work-arounds for for
the occasionally wanted typographic items missing from ASCII. I
certainly don't need all the 2^32 or whatever symbols/chars/glyphs.


Thank you for your tutorial on enabling UTF-8. Saved in case Hell
should, in fact, freeze over in my lifetime.

> You may ignore the string of escape sequences below this line.

"Ignore" is the key word there. "below" is variable.

--
Mike Spencer Nova Scotia, Canada
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