[rescue] UTF-8 [was T5220 update]

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Thu Nov 2 21:46:39 CDT 2017

On 11/02/17 22:29, Michael Parson wrote:
> For years, I always went with ASCII, but the last few years of dealing 
> with Solaris, I was also dealing with software and data that was 
> internationalized, so, I started selecting UTF-8.  Not sure how much 
> that really mattered though.

I look at it this way:  An international-capable system will always Just
Work with straight ASCII.  The reverse?  Not so much.

"Be strict about what you emit, but liberal about what you accept."

  Phil Stracchino
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