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Re: \225 and so on

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: \225 and so on
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2003 06:16:41 +0200

> From: Benjamin Riefenstahl <address@hidden>
> Date: 07 Apr 2003 18:51:12 +0200
> > I often get files that are basically plain ASCII but have a few of
> > Microsoft's special characters such as \222 and \225.
> That's almost always cp1252, often mislabeled as iso-8859-1 or
> us-ascii, or even unlabeled.  I use these settings in GNUS to cope:
>  (setq gnus-newsgroup-ignored-charsets
>        '(unknown-8bit x-unknown us-ascii iso-8859-1))
>  (setq gnus-default-charset 'cp1252)
> I.e. I disable using the MIME parameters for us-ascii and iso-8859-1
> and set the default to cp1252 instead.  This has worked fine so far
> for me.

I don't think this will help Richard, as he doesn't use Gnus.

> cp1252 is in lisp/international/code-pages.el in CVS Emacs. 

Doesn't that map those characters into mule-unicode-* charsets?

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