Charset for newsgroups file
Felix E. Klee
felix.klee at inka.de
Sun Oct 31 14:42:17 UTC 2004
I wonder what character set should be used in the file newsgroups
containing newsgroup descriptions. I tried UTF-8, but I didn't find a
single news reader that interpreted that correctly.
- According to RFC 977, NNTP supports only ASCII.
- According to draft-ietf-nntpext-base-24 UTF-8 will be the new
- Some groups in the fr. hierarchy contain characters seem to follow
ISO 8859-1 encoding.
Should I stick to ISO 8859-1 for the time being?
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