unicode and UTF-8

Marco d'Itri md at Linux.IT
Thu Jul 1 23:08:18 UTC 2004

On Jul 01, Lisa Ungar <lungar at us.ibm.com> wrote:

> Does this mean that the inn server supports unicode character sets (UTF-8) 
> within the content of the newsgroups? 
No, it's unrelated.

> For example, could one have a newsgroup which is Japanese as well as 
> English newsgroups on the same inn server?
This has been supported since ages.

> Is it the newsreader client  that provides the ability to enter and 
> display UTF-8 format from the inn server? 
Yes, with MIME. Any decent newsreader supports this.

> Do you recommended that we upgrade from 2.3.X to 2.4.1 for UTF-8 support?

ciao, |
Marco | [6998 piIzoBqvE7V6Y]

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