[svlug] ESR's .sig

Chris Waters xtifr at dsp.net
Thu May 25 11:16:11 PDT 2000


J C Lawrence <claw at kanga.nu> writes:

> 80 columns or less, 7 bit ASCII, no more than 4 lines, preceded by a
> line containing only "-- ".

I have to disagree with the 7 bit ASCII part.  That used to be a good
rule, and an important one, back in the days when MSDOS and code page
437 were widely (ab)used.  But times have changed, and latin1 and the
like are much more widely accepted now.  if your name is François, you
should be able to put that in your .sig instead of Francois.

cheers
-- 
Chris Waters   xtifr at dsp.net | I have a truly elegant proof of the
      or    xtifr at debian.org | above, but it is too long to fit into
http://www.dsp.net/xtifr     | this .signature file.





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