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RE: Compiler for Red Hat Linux 8
- To: 'Toon Moene' <toon at moene dot indiv dot nluug dot nl>, Bernard Dautrevaux <Dautrevaux at microprocess dot com>
- Subject: RE: Compiler for Red Hat Linux 8
- From: Bernard Dautrevaux <Dautrevaux at microprocess dot com>
- Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 10:11:19 +0200
- Cc: Ken Whaley <ken at believe dot com>, Sergey Ostrovsky <sostrovs at kns dot com>, "H . J . Lu" <hjl at lucon dot org>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Toon Moene [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2001 10:18 AM
> To: Bernard Dautrevaux
> Cc: Ken Whaley; Sergey Ostrovsky; H . J . Lu; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Compiler for Red Hat Linux 8
> Bernard Dautrevaux wrote:
> [ This is getting off-topic fast, but one time more ... ]
Last one for me too...
> > I'm not sure I understand you: I get the original mail from
> Ken (through the
> > mailing list of course) with proper quotes! It seems it's
> YOUR Operating
> > System Of Choice (or one of the mail relays between the
> mailing list and
> > your system) that replace quotes with question marks...
> This is how my inbox sees the quotes of the text Ken sent:
> I\x92ve just gone through this process, pretty much exactly
> as Sergey described, including digging around trying to
> find info on what patches, versions, etc. of the tools
> are required, and agree that it\x92s a sort of black magic.
> Saying \x93use an official released version to build your
> system\x94 becomes a lot more palatable if there would always
> Doesn't look like the ASCII ' encoding to me ...
> [ If you're still not convinced, I can send you an `od' dump
> of the mail
Oh I'm convinced!... I just now realize your mail reader isn't able to
display correctly iso-8859-1 (latin-1) character set :-)
Looking at the headers you'll see that you send only us-ascii (a quite old
subset of iso-8859) while a lot of people use the *standard* iso charset,
where 0x91 is "opening single quote", 0x92 closing, 0x93 "opening double
quote" and 0x94 closing.
PS: Just curious: how did you send Dutch diacritics if you only use us-ascii
(or is Dutch different from other german languages in not using any of
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