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25 Oct 2021 03:57:32 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Outsmarting a broken Web interface  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 12 Oct 2020 23:27:09
Message: <5f851e8d$1@news.povray.org>
On 9/9/2020 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.
> 
> 


I use the web interface if I need to link to a post or thread. I guess 
it is also useful if you are using someone else's computer or a library 
computer.

Mike


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