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Re: enhanced select-safe-coding-system

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: enhanced select-safe-coding-system
Date: Fri, 03 May 2002 10:54:30 +0300

> From: Dave Love <address@hidden>
> Date: 02 May 2002 23:41:57 +0100
> "Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:
> > Shouldn't we disallow saving a file whose coding: says something
> > different from the actual encoding?  Is there any situation when such
> > a file means anything but trouble when it is visited?
> Yes, but anyhow it surely can't be right absolutely to prevent users
> saving files.

That's true, there's a dilemma here.  I believe Stefan was saying
something similar.

Perhaps we should think about rewriting `coding:', or maybe removing
it, after asking for confirmation.

> `coding:' tags aren't the only thing `set-auto-coding' can note.

Sorry, I'm afraid I don't follow; could you please elaborate?

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