[kdepim-users] Still having encoding problems

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Wed Feb 11 23:28:45 GMT 2009

On Wednesday 11 February 2009, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 February 2009 21:05:20 phep wrote:
> > As a matter of fact, their message is quite consistent and not
> > faulty at all since they do use ISO-8859-1 as advertised.
> It still isn't the best choice.  For their market, 8859-15 would have
> been better.

Except that ¼, ½ and ¾ does not exist in ISO-8859-15.

> > If there is one message to pass them, then, that should be asking
> > them to use UTF-8 from now on. I'm really longing for the time when
> > those ISO-8859, JIS, ... will be dead and burried!
> I have tried a gentle prompt, that utf-8 is better as an
> international charset.  We'll see if I get any response.

With utf-8 they'd get the best of both charsets:
  ¼, ½ and ¾ from ISO-8859-1 and € from ISO-8859-15

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