Chinese character test

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Mar 3 00:57:11 UTC 2008

At 7:47 PM -0500 3/2/08, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>At 3/2/2008 07:36 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>>At 7:13 PM -0500 3/2/08, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>>>I'm getting gibberish, but given that others receive and can display
>>>the characters, I'm sure it's a lack in Eudora.
>>It's not (all) Eudora's fault.  I'm using Eudora 6.2 and getting the
>>characters (except when they're embedded within another message, as
>>others have noted), but I'm pretty sure I didn't get them when I had
>>a Notebook instead of my current MacBook, although I didn't run this
>>version of Eudora then either.
>I'm using Eudora 7.1 (! which certainly ought not to have lost
>anything) -- but with Windows XP.  (Perhaps the newer MacBook has a
>newer, bigger character set support?)

I'm pretty sure it does, but I don't know much beyond that.  It does
seem as though Eudora's not the culprit.


>  On the other hand, Dan Goodman
>gets the characters using Windows XP -- but with Firefox.  (Does that
>mean via a browser?)  Confusing, yes.
>I'll have to see what I see going to the archive, and reading via
>Netscape. ... Nope, I still see only gibberish in the archives,
>looking at the last 10 or so messages in this chain  The next test
>might be to use my ISP's email client directly.
>The American Dialect Society -

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