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Re: Unify on encoding

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Unify on encoding
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2002 07:23:45 -0500

> On 19 Mar 2002, Jason Rumney wrote:
> > The escape route would be to select an iso2022 or emacs-mule coding
> > system from the expanded list offered.  Or do those get unified as well?
> I don't know; I didn't yet have time to try this mode.  Perhaps Stefan 
> can answer that.
> In general, iso-2022 tags each charset with a special escape sequence, so
> at least in principle, you could have, say, latin-2 characters retagged
> as latin-1 there.  But I don't know if that actually happens.

No, as I said, any char that can be encoded by a coding-system will be
encoded just as it was before.  The only difference is now some coding
systems can encode more chars than before.


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