1. Exquisite Tweets from @izs, @rioter, @creationix, @TehShrike, @seldo, @agnoster

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    Semi-seriously discussing a plan to hand out tracts about UTF-8 to people on the subway
    "Have you heard the good news about text encodings?"

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    izs

    isaacs

  2. @izs you utf-8 heathens! It will always be utf-16! Going to start my own character encoding hand out. The right way.

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    rioter

    Jared Wyles

  3. @izs What finally sold me on UTF-8 is the fact that asian language are actually smaller in utf8 for html pages because of all the ascii.

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    creationix

    Tim Caswell

  4. Missing tweet: 281849025232269312

  5. TehShrike

    Josh Duff

  6. Missing tweet: 281850112148402176

  7. @izs we have genuinely considered whether it's cheaper to fix UTC "bugs" or just teach all our customers about UTC.

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    seldo

    Laurie Voss

  8. @seldo @izs Been thinking about starting a conspiracy of programmers. On a predetermined date, all software switches to UTC. Permanently.

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    agnoster

    Isaac Wolkerstorfer

  9. @agnoster @izs it's possible that already happened and the unix guys just didn't let us in on the plan.

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    seldo

    Laurie Voss

  10. @seldo @izs Oh, no. I mean user-facing. Every time any user sees is UTC, forever. DEAL WITH IT.

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    agnoster

    Isaac Wolkerstorfer

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    isaacs