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Re: Always i want "UTF-8" instead of "US-ASCII"


From: Byung-Hee HWANG
Subject: Re: Always i want "UTF-8" instead of "US-ASCII"
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 13:47:17 +0900
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.95 (berkeley-unix)

address@hidden (Adam Sjøgren) writes:

> On Mon, 27 Jul 2009 16:48:11 +0900, Byung-Hee wrote:
>
>> address@hidden (Adam Sjøgren) writes:
>>> On Mon, 27 Jul 2009 16:04:54 +0900, Byung-Hee wrote:
>
>>>> When i send mail or news, always Gnus put "US-ASCII" in
>>>> Content-Type. Actually i want "UTF-8" always!
>
>>> If your message doesn't contain any characters outside US-ASCII, why
>>> say UTF-8?
>
>> Personally i prefer UTF-8. Am i wrong?
>
> I don't know: I am asking you why you prefer UTF-8 in the cases where
> your message does not contain any characters outside of US-ASCII.
>
> If memory serves, Gnus will try to use the simplest encoding that allows
> all the characters in the message - to maximise the number of
> people/systems that can read the message.
>
> My messages are often in iso-8859-1, because my name contains a
> character in that charset; but if I use some unicode characters, my
> message will be encoded in utf-8…
>
> Basically my question is: Why do you want to override this mechanism?

Because i believe that the entire of future is UTF-8 ..;;

Sinecrely,

-- 
"And I've removed Tom from the CONSIGLIERE spot."
                -- Michael Corleone, "Chapter 27", page 387




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