George Keremedjiev

ED SHARPE couryhouse at
Wed Nov 21 18:23:20 CST 2018

re blank spaces,yep they get in there...

On Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Pete Turnbull via cctalk <pete at; cctalk at> wrote:

On 21/11/2018 22:46, Bill Gunshannon via cctalk wrote:
> On 11/21/18 5:19 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:
>> Ed,
>> It is YOUR mail program that is doing the extraneous insertions, and
>> then not showing them to you when you view your own messages.
>> Seriously, YOUR mail program is inserting extraneous stuff.
>> Everybody? but you sees it.

> I don't.  I didn't see it until someone replied with a
> copy of the offending text included.

I see the extra spaces, which are non-break spaces. I think the reason 
John was seeing uppercase A-circumflex characters is because Ed's email 
is using UTF-8; however John's email client isn't respecting the header 
that says so, and is using Western (ISO-8859-1). NBSP in UTF-8 is 
A-circumflex in Western.

Amusingly, Bill's reply also contains a NBSP (after the full stop in 
"don't".), which displays as A-circumflex when I change the coding in my 

Pete Turnbull

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