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Re: [APD] Help on copper sulphate solution

I believe Erik Olson wrote this email section below:
> On Wed, 23 Apr 2008, Harry Martin wrote:
>> Shoot...I thought 7 bit ascii went extinct years ago, along with 
>> typwriters.
>> I upgraded to 8 bit ascii just so I could get greek symbols.
> There is no such thing as "8-bit ASCII", just various encodings.  But 
> yes it's true, I'm even using a terminal-based e-mailer (alpine, from 
> the University of Washington), and it's fully supportive of just about 
> any character encoding these days. ☺

Actually it's the email software that converts your 7bit email text into 
8bits by converting it from the 3 characters into a single MIME character. 
ie your last 3 characters are sent across the Internet as "=E2=98=BA".

ie 9 characters of 7bit.

No wonder the Internet is getting slower.

Stuart Halliday
200 Million years in the making...

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