[SpamCop-List] Re: plain text? (was "Funny account phishing scam")
porpoise1954 at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Mar 23 22:03:59 EST 2006
"D-W-S" <dws at dealing-with-spam.info> wrote in message
news:slrne260pd.1f7q.dws at dealing-with-spam.info...
> Porpoise wrote on Thu, 23 Mar 2006 00:18:11 -0000:
>> Thai is the default system language, so I can't be assed to keep
>> changing to another encoding manually each time I post a message, as
>> the basic ascii characters are a basic subset of every font, there's
>> no need - as all the necessary characters are already there.
> However, if your posting doesn't contain any Thai characters then your
> newsreader shouldn't "lie" about it claiming that there are. It should
> say "us-ascii" unless Thai characters really are used.
But "us-ascii" is only a subset - which is included anyway so it makes no
difference - it only makes a difference to everyone else that's using more
than the subset. Which is basically everyone who isn't using English in it's
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