German umlauts in user ID?

Thomas Bader Thomas Bader <>
Wed, 26 Jan 2000 14:41:05 +0100

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Joerg Ziefle schrieb am Mittwoch, den 26. Januar 2000:

Hallo Joerg,

> I recently wondered if it is reasonable to use German umlauts in one's us=
> ID, as I know of a few mail programs which don't display the UID correct =
> this case.
> [...]
> What do you think about this?
I would not recommend you this, because some programs cannot handle umlauts. For example PGP cannot handle umlauts und you get some ugly escape-codes (e.g. \374) in the output of pgpk. Cheers, Thomas --=20 Thomas Bader <>, Powered by LINUX 2.2 Infos und Tipps zu Linux, HOWTOs des DLHP <> =3D> There's no place like ~.=20 --HcAYCG3uE/tztfnV Content-Type: application/pgp-signature -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: PGPfreeware 5.0i for non-commercial use MessageID: ZGlUAsxCDKuUNUl9RB6q0WhAVZ2F3ZAS iQA/AwUBOI75b5KV62Dq4YdVEQJdrQCgkltWudUjwsCDhWFqdjAtCh7Os4AAnR4P Y4aBQnmVA6zlWC86sf6kG+tr =4PnW -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- --HcAYCG3uE/tztfnV--