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Re: Encoding for Mail and News?

matthies> My question is, what is really used in practice, and where can I find
matthies> evidence that using something else would be a bad idea?

iso-2022-jp definitely.
Shift-JIS is specific for Windows and Mac while EUC is specific
for UNIX/Linux. Shift-JIS and EUC are not recommended for email
and news even though some mailers can handle them. 
Please refer to RFC822 and RFC1036 in detail. 


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