Hi, Newlines behave differently when using utf8 and other encodings, e.g. between the top line and the title (which is fine), but also between title and author, which I dislike a lot. I don't know if this is a features.
Example: #+title: title #+author: author utf8 output with 2 newlines between title and author and no line between top line and title. ━━━━━━━━ TITLE author ━━━━━━━━ Ascii output with a single newline between title and author. Much nicer. ________ TITLE author ________ —Rasmus -- This is the kind of tedious nonsense up with which I will not put