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

  • From: Mike Lucas <mhlucas@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 16:56:33 +0100

John

Which e-mail program are you using - and have you tried using others, 
with what effect?

Mike

Bones wrote:
> I'm not sure at all what is causing the extra codes although I've seen =
> the
> (=3DA3) before - it is the code for the British Pound.
> 
> In searching Google for these codes I got sidetracked by a huge page on =
> the
> =3D codes but it mainly was a document stating the reasons why emails =
> should
> not be sent in HTML, RTF or MIME formats. It was quite technical and =
> I'll
> admit I got lost fairly quickly but it makes me wonder if these page =
> errors
> are caused by sending formats.
> 
> In my case I always use plain text so it is quite puzzling that my =
> emails
> 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. ( =
> MIME
> FAQ)
> 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 =
> pound
> 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 =
> understand
> Receipts.=20
> 
> The above suggests that somewhere in our email system a non MIME =
> compliant
> program is converting the email text from FL (Foreign language) format =
> to
> base code.
> 
> Just ignore the next lines as I am typing some FL characters in and want =
> to
> see what comes back..
> 
> =C6
> =A3
> =C1
> =C4
> 
> bones
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -----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 =
> mailer
> that is not OExpress Note the character sets at end of line and single =
> words
> on a line.
> 
> 
> Content-Type: text/plain;
> charset=3D"iso-8859-1"
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
> 
> 
> Sheffield Airport could be sold for =3DA31
> 
> 
> 
> 21 Oct, 2004, 15:30
> 
> =3D20
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 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
> opened.
> 
> 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 =
> =3DA31.
> 
> But it is understood that already the operators in partnership with
> developers have submitted a planning application to the city council for =
> =3D
> 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
> 
> =3D20
> 
> =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,
> apparently.
> 
> =3D20
> 
> Paul.
> 
> 
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> Frank
> 
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