Fidonet Golded and UTF8 configuration

The question returns frequently: How to configure Golded to become UTF8 aware?
So I've put all current infos into this GoldEd UTF8 FAQ that I've derived from at least 3 sources ...

  1. Michiel's Golded UTF2 article (article by Michiel van der Vlist)

    Michiel's website

    1. Michiel's Golded UTF2 article (part 1)
      * Training Golded to play UTF-8 Part 1
      By Michiel van der Vlist, 2:280/5555

      - Using an external editor

      In the Fidonews:
      The F I D O N E W S Volume 37, Number 17 27 Apr 2020
      Michiel's Golded UTF2 article (part 1) in Fidonews 17/2020

    2. Michiel's Golded UTF2 article (part 2)
      * Training Golded to play UTF-8 Part 2
      By Michiel van der Vlist, 2:280/5555

      - Using translation tables
      - The pros and cons of both methods

      In the Fidonews:
      The F I D O N E W S Volume 37, Number 18 04 May 2020
      Michiel's Golded UTF2 article (part 2) in Fidonews 18/2020


  2. UTF8 article at Ambrosia60 (from source Michiel's website)
    mirror of Michiels Golded UTF8 text

    Ambrosia60: Uli's website

    Michiel's Golded UTF2 article (part 1 + 2)
    * Training Golded to play UTF-8 Part 1
    By Michiel van der Vlist, 2:280/5555

    - Using an external editor
    * Training Golded to play UTF-8 Part 2
    By Michiel van der Vlist, 2:280/5555

    - Using translation tables
    - The pros and cons of both methods

  3. Fabio's UTF8 article (by Fabio Bizzi, source Michiel's website)
    mirror of Michiels Golded UTF8 text

    Mimac Rebirth: Fabio's website

    Michiel's Golded UTF2 article (part 1 + 2)
    * Training Golded to play UTF-8 Part 1
    By Michiel van der Vlist, 2:280/5555

    - Using an external editor
    * Training Golded to play UTF-8 Part 2
    By Michiel van der Vlist, 2:280/5555

    - Using translation tables
    - The pros and cons of both methods


In the article referenced CHS files located:
850_UTF8.CHS and UTF8_850.CHS downloads

  1. 850_utf8.chs 850_utf8.chs
    850_utf8.chs 850_utf8.chs (from Ambrosia60)
  2. utf8_850.chs utf8_850.chs
    utf8_850.chs utf8_850.chs (from Ambrosia60)
  3. and also
    utf_utf.chs UTF_UTF.CHS
    utf_utf.chs utf_utf.chs (from Ambrosia60)

Golded Public key announcement
* Area : GOLDED
* From : Odinn Sorensen, 2:236/77 (01 Jul 96 20:09)

  1. Golded Public Key announcement (by Odinn Sorensen, 01 Jul 96 20:09)


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