Charset for newsgroups file

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Nov 2 17:43:37 UTC 2004

Felix E Klee <felix.klee at> writes:
> On Sun, 31 Oct 2004 19:52:49 +0100 Marco d'Itri wrote:

>> Yes, this is the problem. Whatever you use, it will be wrong for some
>> users. For it.* I'm still using Latin-1 and will probably keep doing so
>> until newsreaders will start to understand UTF-8.

> The problem is that news readers cannot find out what encoding they
> should use when displaying descriptions.

> Anyone: Is an extension planned that solves this problem?

The solution is to mandate UTF-8 encoding and make all news readers
understand that.

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