thunderbird is haunted ?

Frederic Schaer fred.schaer at
Wed May 21 18:44:52 BST 2008

Hi All,

Thanks for all your answers :]
I'm going to set utf-8 in thunderbird, to see if it helps, as I always
answer "yes" anyway when I send the email ;)
(If you can tell me how to do that, that'd be wonderful !)

What's an "OP" by the way ?


Dotan Cohen a écrit :
> 2008/5/21 Jonathan Kaye <jdkaye10 at>:
> Typically this arises when I use or I respond
>> to someone else who uses the "euro" symbol €.
> This is one of the reasons to use UTF-8 even if you only speak
> English. You can then have (c), (r), and other characters in your
> email as well. And your contacts who have other non-ASCII characters
> in their mail will appreciate not having their mbox files including
> mixed encodings.
> Dotan Cohen
> א-ב-ג-ד-ה-ו-ז-ח-ט-י-ך-כ-ל-ם-מ-ן-נ-ס-ע-ף-פ-ץ-צ-ק-ר-ש-ת
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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