[rfc-i] Character sets, was Comments on draft-iab-rfcformat

Martin Rex mrex at sap.com
Fri Dec 21 01:27:54 PST 2012


Julian Reschke wrote:
> Martin Rex wrote:
>>>
>>> IETF mailing lists are perfectly able to handle to handle UTF-8 (or many
>>> other non-ASCII encodings). The non-ASCII examples that Philipp was
>>> sending out yesterday arrived here in good shape.
>>
>> Such garbage comes up as sequences of question marks on my MUA.
>> ...
> 
> Martin, this is not helpful. Apparently you think that it's ok to 
> restrict what we all can do based on a set of very outdated software on 
> your machine. If you don't believe in running software that actually 
> implements the specs we work on, why do you even participate in IETF work?


When I joined the IETF in 1995, it was _not_ a cartel for planned obsolescence
Are you working hard to change this, or do think you already achieved this?

-Martin


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