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Re: eight-bit char handling in emacs-unicode

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: eight-bit char handling in emacs-unicode
Date: 25 Nov 2003 10:34:12 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

>     No, as a matter of fact I don't see why in a utf-8 environment,
>     it makes any sense to have a function that turns a multibyte string
>     into a unibyte string encoded in latin-1 (without even complaining when
>     it encounters other characters).

> There are programs that need to do explicit encoding.  This will
> always be necessary.

This explanation does not really help me, because I do not know what
you mean by "explicit encoding" and more specifically, I do not see why
the current definition of string-make-unibyte is useful for doing
"explicit encoding".


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