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From: Guillaume Melquiond (guillaume.melquiond_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-22 02:26:30

Le dim 22/08/2004 à 02:52, Chris Little a écrit :
> on 8/21/04 7:15 PM, Jonathan Turkanis at technews_at_[hidden] wrote:
> >
> > "Victor A. Wagner Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> >
> >> I can't speak for anyone else's EMail setup,
> >> but messages from you (and you
> >> alone) seem to be filed with "uppercase A accent circumflex blank"
> >
> > On my newsreader Tom's messages are circumflexless.
> >
> I believe they're Mac non-breaking spaces. It's one of those characters
> that isn't in the same position in the Windows character set. I'm assuming
> that they're an artifact of whatever tool Tom used to write the email text.

They are not Mac non-breaking spaces, they are UTF-8 encoded
non-breaking spaces (U+00A0, 0xC2 0xA0). People who see a \^A before the
blank are using newsreaders that don't support unicode. I don't think
the problem lies with Tom's tools, since his mail headers correctly
announce "charset=utf-8".



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