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Re: address@hidden: `set-locale-environment' bug]

From: Jesper Harder
Subject: Re: address@hidden: `set-locale-environment' bug]
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 15:21:59 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Kenichi Handa <address@hidden> writes:

> I've just added:
>     (or standard-display-table
>         (setq standard-display-table (make-display-table)))
> to all such functions that modify standard-display-table.


>> By the way, the node "(elisp)Active Display Table" states that the
>> default value for `standard-display-table' is nil.
> Right.  How about writing the info as below?
> This variable's value is the default display table, used whenever a
> window has no display table and neither does the buffer displayed in
> that window.  This variable is usually @code{nil}, but set to a
> proper display table when Emacs is started in such locales that use
> a single byte character set (e.g. en_US.iso88591).

I'm still a bit confused about _why_ the display table should be
non-nil in a single byte locale.

8bit characters like æøå display just fine for me if
`standard-display-table' is nil (both in X and on a console).

Jesper Harder

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