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13 Jul 2024 08:33:10 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Outsmarting a broken Web interface  
From: Cousin Ricky
Date: 9 Sep 2020 21:19:03
Message: <5f597f07$1@news.povray.org>
On 9/9/20 9:10 PM, Cousin Ricky wrote:
> Cousin Ricky<ric### [at] yahoocom>  wrote:
>> This post is a test.  It is only a test.
>> I just changed my Thunderbird character encoding to UTF-8, in the hope
>> that the Web interface won't overcorrect ISO-8859-1 text and print
>> things like "Bézier" when it sees "Bézier," and formulas like
>>     P(t) = (1-t)³*P1 + 3*(1-t)²*t*P2 + 3*(1-t)*t²*P3 + t³*P4
>> will show correctly, instead of my having to fire up Thunderbird just to
>> read a message.  Although I prefer a newsreader for posting, the Web
>> interface is most convenient for reading though the messages.  And maybe
>> we'll see less "Â Â Â" in replies where there should be just whitespace.
> Nope, didn't work.  The Web interface is just broken.

How far can I push the suck?

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