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Re: UTF-7 and java

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 14:07:57 +0900
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To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Cc: Khurram Ilyas <kilyas@hotmail.com>, www-international@w3.org
At 19:08 01/08/27 +0200, Chris Lilley wrote:

>John Cowan wrote:

> > UTF-7 is a silly charset that has no real reason to exist any more.
>True, but I believe that 7-bit mail gateways are silly things that have
>no reason toexist anymore, too. Unfortunately one still finds them here
>and there.

Yes indeed, but the solution to that is to use base64 or quoted-pritable,
which one needs anyway for all kinds of text starting with latin-1 and
for images, sounds,...

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Tuesday, 28 August 2001 02:34:16 UTC

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