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25 Oct 2021 02:40:26 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Outsmarting a broken Web interface  
From: Cousin Ricky
Date: 9 Sep 2020 21:30:00
Message: <web.5f5980827b432d5b60e0cc3d0@news.povray.org>
Cousin Ricky <ric### [at] yahoocom> wrote:
> 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?

Only one level, it seems.  Unless it is Thunderbird that is broken, not the Web
interface.


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