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Re: [Kind of OT] Why's this look like gibberish to me?

Eduardo M KALINOWSKI <ekalin@gmail.com>:
>  s. keeling wrote:
> > Dotan Cohen <dotancohen@gmail.com>:
> >   
> >>  Why are you against switching to UTF-8? Disk space? There really is
> >
> > Why would I be _for_ switching?  I'm a unilingual [Anglophone].  utf-8
>  Even if you used a language with a few accented characters (French,
>  Spanish, Polish, etc.), your files would only change with regards to
>  those characters (which would take 2 instead of one byte - but you could
>  have French and Polish in the same file, for example). The difference is
>  minimal, and, for English only, inexistent.

I'm still wondering where the argument _for_ this is.  I'm doing
Anglaise and nothing else, and you can easily handle that there.
Rhetorical, but why would I want to go utf-8?  I can see little point
in it in my situation.

I'll create another acct on this thing and try it there.

If I manage to find my way South to S. Am. & learning Espanol, it
likely will come in handy.  I'll be able to do that curly thing over
the n that word should have.

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