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[Pan-users] Re: Pan fails to deal with non-Latin usernames(Windows)

From: Greg Lee
Subject: [Pan-users] Re: Pan fails to deal with non-Latin usernames(Windows)
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2008 18:44:36 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: Pan/0.133 (House of Butterflies)

On Thu, 04 Sep 2008 22:37:07 +0400, Roman wrote:

>> I don't know how this will look on your screen, but the word looks to
>> me like a mess of vowels with diacritics.  Did George do some hand-
>> transcription, or did his system do some translation that my system
>> failed to?  I'm just curious what is going on.
> I b0rked it, sorry.
> Outlook Express has weird default options for newsgroup posting. The
> diacritics you saw were actually КОИ8-Р (KOI8-R), but not properly
> marked as such. I tweaked the settings, should be fine now. Here's the
> entire uppercase Russian alphabet, encoded in КОИ8-Р for extra
> hilarity^Wi18n testing:

It looks fine.  Apparently it somehow got transliterated to UTF8 Cyrillic.


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