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Re: [nmh-workers] Bleeping idiots!

From: Valdis Klētnieks
Subject: Re: [nmh-workers] Bleeping idiots!
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 08:17:56 -0400

On Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:44:58 +0100, Ralph Corderoy said:
> Hi Ken,
> > >    Content-Type: text/html; charset="ansi_x3.4-1968"
> >
> > That character set is interesting.
> The 1968 revision allows LF to occur on its own compared to 1967's where
> it always had to be LF CR or CR LF, but other than that still had many
> of 67's oddities, e.g. ‘!’ could be rendered as ‘!’ or ‘|’, ditto ‘^’
> that was allowed to look like ‘�’.  Probably not the creator of that
> Content-Type field's intention.

Maybe the creator was an embittered ex-PL/I programmer? :)

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