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Re: UTF-32

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: UTF-32
Date: Fri, 07 Jul 2023 17:06:10 +0300

> From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@gentoo.org>
> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Fri, 07 Jul 2023 15:36:31 +0200
> The previous discussion was in the context of _file_ coding systems.
> Emacs cannot read or write files encoded in UTF-32, correct?

It can't, but when did you see such files in the wild?

The Wikipedia article says UTF-32 is used internally by programs, and
says that for a reason.

> So probably such files just don't exist, or somebody would have
> implemented it in the meantime? (OTOH, GNU Recode knows about UTF-32,
> UTF-32BE, and UTF-32LE. No UTF-32NUXI, though. :)

Implementing this would not be hard, but why implement something for
which we have no use?

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