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Re: Disambiguate modeline character for UTF-8?

From: Ulrich Mueller
Subject: Re: Disambiguate modeline character for UTF-8?
Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2023 10:47:53 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.3 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> On Thu, 06 Jul 2023, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

>> All I'm asking for is a unique indicator for UTF-8. Wouldn't this be
>> justified for the most common encoding (or maybe it's second after
>> ASCII)?

> Sorry, I'm not interested in such radical changes.  UTF-8 is an
> important encoding, but that doesn't justify what you propose.  In the
> absolute majority of cases, "U" already means UTF-8 and nothing else,
> so the issue is marginal at best, and making such significant
> incompatible changes in user-facing displays is unjustified from my
> POV.

Sorry, but in what world does this qualify as a "radical change"?

I propose changing UTF-16 and UTF-7 from uppercase "U" to lowercase "u",
and koi8 to some other character like "K".

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