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Re: address@hidden: Coding problem with Euro sign]

From: David Hansen
Subject: Re: address@hidden: Coding problem with Euro sign]
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 11:35:29 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, 15 Dec 2005 17:20:09 +0100 Ralf Angeli wrote:

> [ windows-1252 problems ]
> I am not sure how common something like the case at hand is but it is
> certainly not academic.  And if one is working with different
> operating systems or interchanging files with people working on
> different operating systems the failure to detect the correct coding
> could lead to people regarding Emacs as a truly inferior piece of
> software.  I can already hear them: "What?  It displays the Euro sign
> as \200?  Even Notepad gets this right!"  On these grounds it may
> become a bit hard to convince people that Emacs is the one true
> editor.

I think all that has to be done is: if emacs "decides" to choose
latin-1 as the coding and there are [\200-\237] chars then choose
windows-1252 instead.  Who has control chars in her text file


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