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Subject: [gopher] Re: Multilingual Gopher Support (was Re: Gopherness)
From: Cameron Kaiser <spectre@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 07:52:32 -0700 (PDT)
Reply-to: gopher@xxxxxxxxxxxx

> > I've had a problem for a while related to character sets.
> > My root gophermap is encoded as ISO 8859-1, but for some reason =20
> > characters appear broken when viewed with lynx and Firefox 2. My =20
> > server is bucktooth 0.2.4
>  *what* characters appear broken? :) (in my mutt, your mail has '=20',
> whatever that is)

Looks like some of the quoted-printable leaked into the main message body ...

> > How do I tell the client which encoding to use?

>  You can't. However, ISO-8859-1 should be about the best choice...
> especially if you don't use any non-7-bit characters :)

Right. It may also depend on the version of Perl you use, but even old Perls
should still be okay with that (utf-8 is another story).

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