>The problem is that most of the time people who have the locale US-ASCII
>set do so when what they want is 'English, US or Brit doesn't matter,
>but keep all the extra characters that other people are using when,
>for instance writing their names'. They don't want their mail to fall over
>because they are replying to Åsa Krigström in Nyköping.
But it seems like en_US.UTF-8 (or en_GB.UTF-8) is what they really want,
then. I just don't feel comfortable about assuming a character set. Also,
at least with nmh if they just have LANG=C, they're not going to be able
SEE any 8-bit characters.
>Just giving them utf-8 even though that wasn't what they asked for
>has fixed a huge number of headaches when running mailing lists
That's not exactly the same problem, is it? Also, how did that work?
Did the mailing lists unilaterally just convert everything to utf-8?
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