[jhb_airlines] Re: An Item on Yorkshire regional TV tonight...

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 16:18:59 +0100

I'm not sure at all what is causing the extra codes although I've seen =
(=3DA3) before - it is the code for the British Pound.

In searching Google for these codes I got sidetracked by a huge page on =
=3D codes but it mainly was a document stating the reasons why emails =
not be sent in HTML, RTF or MIME formats. It was quite technical and =
admit I got lost fairly quickly but it makes me wonder if these page =
are caused by sending formats.

In my case I always use plain text so it is quite puzzling that my =
get changed.

Found another extract that says:

The Aston and JANET (+Internet) email systems are based on 7bit SMTP and
therefore do not directly support FL characters and extensions like
receipts. Netscape, Pegasus & some other programs support MIME encoding
allowing other MIME compliant email systems to decode FL characters. ( =
If the recipient is using a MIME compliant program they will see FL
characters, otherwise they will see a code like =3DA3 (instead of a =
sign) etc..
Use the DOS or Windows method to get FL characters.
Receipts are only recognised by other Aston Pegasus users and can cause
problems if used externally.
L&ES staff use Eudora which is MIME compliant but which will not =

The above suggests that somewhere in our email system a non MIME =
program is converting the email text from FL (Foreign language) format =
base code.

Just ignore the next lines as I am typing some FL characters in and want =
see what comes back..



-----Original Message-----
From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of franklyn fisher
Sent: 22 October 2004 08:54
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: An Item on Yorkshire regional TV tonight...

Another strange Email, is XP SP2 causing this, or some people using a =
that is not OExpress Note the character sets at end of line and single =
on a line.

Content-Type: text/plain;
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable

Sheffield Airport could be sold for =3DA31

21 Oct, 2004, 15:30


It has been reported that Sheffield's struggling airport could be sold =
=3D off
for just ONE pound in a secret deal just seven years after the facility

The airport is built on hundreds of acres of publicly-owned prime
development land.

Under terms agreed by the former Sheffield Development Corporation in =
=3D 1997
this is now due to be transferred to the airport operators for just =3D =

But it is understood that already the operators in partnership with
developers have submitted a planning application to the city council for =
the site to be turned into a business park.

If approved it would make it worth millions. Sheffield City Council is =
=3D now
calling for an independent inquiry.=3D20



So they=3D92ll lose this and while not too far away the old RAF base at
Finningley  looks set to become Robin Hood Airport.  Yes, it is in =3D
Yorkshire not Nottinghamshire but then Robin Hood was a Yorkshireman,



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