[Alpine-info] funnies with colours and character sets
MRC at Washington.EDU
Thu Feb 7 15:31:13 PST 2008
On Thu, 7 Feb 2008, Steve Hubert wrote:
>> But sometimes in news I get a (harmless) warning
>> [ The following text is in the "ISO-8859-1" character set. ]
>> [ Your display is set for the "iso-8859-1" character set. ]
>> [ Some special characters may be displayed incorrectly. ]
>> Are "ISO-8859-1" and "iso-8859-1" any different ? I.e. is
>> the name case sensitive ?
> I'm surprised by this, it should not be case-sensitive. We can't reproduce
> this, either.
Is it possible that one of the "ISO-8859-1" strings is actually not ASCII
"ISO-8859-1", but is either some Unicode string that renders the same way
or perhaps "IS0-8859-1"?
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