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Re: Reporting UTF-8 related problems?

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: Reporting UTF-8 related problems?
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 17:30:44 +0900 (JST)
User-agent: SEMI/1.14.3 (Ushinoya) FLIM/1.14.2 (Yagi-Nishiguchi) APEL/10.2 Emacs/21.1.30 (sparc-sun-solaris2.6) MULE/5.0 (SAKAKI)

In article <address@hidden>, Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:
> |>    &#132;Die Familie Schroffenstein&#147
> |> 
> |> I thought that the notation &#NUMBER is for transmitting
> |> Unicode character of code NUMBER.  But, 132 and 147 are
> |> control codes in Unicode, not any kind of quotings.  Do you
> |> know a proper web page describing the meaning of them?

> The numbers are supposed to be ISO 8859-1 characters codes.  I'd guess the
> page has been written with some broken (a.k.a. W*nd*ws) software (the use
> of *.htm makes this apparent).  There is no hope for being compliant to
> any standard.  I tried to validate it through the W3.org validator, but no
> document type matches.

Ah, I see.  I found that windows-125X maps 132 and 147 to
U+201E and U+201C.  So, perhaps those systems (galeon and
lynx) parse them as U+201E and U+201C.  Anyway, how to
encode them in X selection is their problem and Emacs can't
do anything about it.

Ken'ichi HANDA

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