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Re: [chat] Re: [SLUG] Head & Rotor VE 08/23
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- Subject: Re: [chat] Re: [SLUG] Head & Rotor VE 08/23
- From: Peter Hardy <peter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Aug 23 15:54:02 2002
On Fri, 2002-08-23 at 15:30, Jon Biddell wrote:
> >Considering ISO-8859-1 and us-ascii are the only two character sets we
> >*want* to allow, well, there goes that idea.
> aqt the risk of being pedantic, why ISO-8859-1 ??? Why not block
> everything except us-ascii ??
$ cd ~/Maildir/slug/cur
$ ls | wc -l
$ grep -il iso-8859-1 * | wc -l
I know that evolution prefers to use the ISO codes. There seems to be a
significant number of other MUAs that do too.
> >And yes, I'm mildly horrified that I hadn't added it to the filters
> I'm not complaining, just asking the question - people seem to have taken
> it into their heads that I'm some sort of overbearing ogre - I assure you
> Dazza looks more like Shrek that I......:-)
That was nothing to do with my personal opinion. Could have sworn I'd
already picked up on that one, and I'm genuinely annoyed that I hadn't.
And it came to pass that in that time the Great God Om
spake unto Brutha, the Chosen One:
-- (Terry Pratchett, Small Gods)