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Re: Cyrillic vs UTF-8

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Cyrillic vs UTF-8
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 01:43:28 -0400

    > > Agreed, but I think one of the problems is that the preference-ordering
    > > is the same for load-time-detection as it is for save-time-detection,
    > > so if you move utf-8 up for detection you end up saving all new files
    > > in utf-8 which is not OK in non-utf-8 locales.

    The problem only appears if you move utf-8 to the first spot.
    Moving it to the first spot otherwise makes sense since auto-detection
    of utf-8 is about as reliable as it gets.

This suggests we do want to have two separate preferences lists,
and put utf-8 at the top for reading.

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