This makes no sense, though. There is no way, ß and ¥ could be confused when using Unicode and there is also no pair of codepages where they reside in the same location (at least that I am aware of) – but even if, Unicode made the code pages obsolete and rightfully so.
August 20, 2011 at 05:23 PM
Oh, boy would I LOVE this one on a T-shirt!
August 21, 2011 at 09:30 PM
@Joey, yes, I am finding this out too...
August 22, 2011 at 01:06 AM
@Joey: You usually get: ScheiÃ.e (with the . representing the non-printable character 0x9f).
August 22, 2011 at 10:39 AM
Not quite the t-shirt you're looking for, but similar.
Cyrus McDugan |
August 22, 2011 at 11:53 AM
For Germans, the more common form of failed decoding of that word is "ScheiÃŸe".
@Chrys: There are in fact T-Shirts with "ScheiÃŸ-Encoding" on it. And, if I may, I think you will like these shirts: http://www.ravn.de/blog/malencoded
August 22, 2011 at 03:33 PM
There are some shirts with this joke already, for example:
August 22, 2011 at 04:00 PM
It is much worse with Cyrillic. You Germans can still use “ss” etc.
September 17, 2011 at 09:08 AM
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