[rescue] UTF-8 [was T5220 update]
Andrew M Hoerter
amh at pobox.com
Fri Nov 3 11:13:44 CDT 2017
On 11/3/17 12:06, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> On 11/03/17 07:10, Mouse wrote:
>> I wouldn't really call it "lost wisdom" as much as "no longer nearly so
>> applicable wisdom". It was a good prescription...for the net that
>> existed when Postel uttered it. But that's very much not today's net.
> Well, it still has applicability. It's just that there are certain
> realms in which it is no longer a safe policy. It is still perfectly
> valid in the context of a utility that should still do its best to work
> correctly if fed input that doesn't quite adhere to the spec, and should
> still follow the spec as closely as possible in what it emits.
Some argue otherwise:
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