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13 Jul 2024 08:41:19 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Outsmarting a broken Web interface  
From: Cousin Ricky
Date: 9 Sep 2020 21:15:00
Message: <web.5f597d127b432d5b60e0cc3d0@news.povray.org>
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.

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