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Re: German Dictionary (fwd)

On Thu, Apr 29, 1999 at 12:07:14PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Apr 1999, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> > >  A toolbar wouldn't make any sense if you think
> > > of of using the program on the console or if you think of translating
> > > the cut-n-paste buffer of X.
> > wasn't one of the main goals of Debian Slink (or was it Hamm already) to be
> > 8bit clean ?
> Off course, but assume somebody wants to write E-Mail over a 7-Bit
> line.  There are various cases to avoid 8-Bit regardingless Debian
> has no problems with 8-Bits.

Then you need a 8bit to 7bit encoder that filters outgoing emails or something
like that, and not all this stuff about using a 7bit dictionary. ispell seems
likewise broken in this aspect (and there is a months old bug against it).

Is there another reason why you would need a 7bit dictionary over a 8bit one ?



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