[linux-elitists] [Meta] [Gadzooks] Is it now possible to CC other addresses on email to linux-elitists?

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Tue Mar 17 20:46:35 PDT 2009

Bob Bernstein <rs at bernstein.providence.ri.us> writes:

> On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 08:33:13AM +1100, Ben Finney wrote:
> > ...the tag is a conflation of ???me???, indicating the preferred
> > topic of the thread, and ???ta???, a common abbreviation of
> > ???thank you???, in this case advance gratitude for discussing
> > said topic.

You've quoted the text after some kind of character encoding fuckup.
The message, encoded correctly, can be seen at

> Does your editor highlight matching '???'?

My editor deals with Unicode characters and character encodings.

> Which editor is that?

Emacs and/or Vim.

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Ben Finney

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