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Re: \225 and so on

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: \225 and so on
Date: Mon, 07 Apr 2003 17:37:48 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090017 (Oort Gnus v0.17) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

|> I often get files that are basically plain ASCII but have a few of
|> Microsoft's special characters such as \222 and \225.  Emacs does not
|> seem to cope with these files very well.  One time recently it
|> suggested iso-8859-15 iso-8859-14 utf-8 mule-utf-16-be mule-utf-16-le.
|> Can you please work on more natural handling for these characters?

What would you consider natural?  When I tried to edit such a file it was
read in as raw-text and saved back without any questions.  It probably
depends on the language environment, though (I'm using "German").


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