[sf-lug] Volunteer InstallFest (Dec 15th)

Tom Haddon tom at greenleaftech.net
Wed Nov 21 08:58:02 PST 2007

On Wed, 2007-11-21 at 02:20 -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> I wrote:
> > Quoting ron (rondosxx at yahoo.com):
> > 
> > > Could someone translate this into common language? I
> > > don't speak this dialect.
> > 
> > Either convince Tom not to post in UTF-8, or switch mail readers to one
> > that supports that character set (or supports Unicode more generally).
> > But see below.
> > 
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UTF-8
> > 
> > I'm not a Yahoo Mail user.  You may be able to get relevant pointers
> > from people who are.  That having been said, I vaguely recall that Yahoo
> > Mail is some sort of webmail system, right?  You might be able to
> > correct the display by (using Firefox as an example) visiting View menu,
> > Character Encoding, and picking "Unicode (UTF-8)".
> So, I've now checked the HTML archive of Tom's post on which Ron comented:
> http://linuxmafia.com/pipermail/sf-lug/2007q4/002773.html


I checked my mail client (Evolution)'s settings, and my email are set to
be sent as UTF-8, but this isn't something I've changed recently. If we
have any more issues, I'll look into it/switch encodings...

Sorry and thanks, Tom

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