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Re: Choice of fonts displaying etc/HELLO

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: Choice of fonts displaying etc/HELLO
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2008 14:30:15 +0900
User-agent: SEMI/1.14.3 (Ushinoya) FLIM/1.14.2 (Yagi-Nishiguchi) APEL/10.2 Emacs/23.0.60 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) MULE/6.0 (HANACHIRUSATO)

In article <address@hidden>, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> I think the only meaningful categories are those defined by Unicode.
> That is, a block of Cyrillic characters should have the cyrillic
> category, the block of Japanese characters should have japanese
> category, etc.

Unfortunately, there's no such block as "Japanese" in

> The fact that the character is covered by some
> ISO-2022 charset is not interesting in Emacs 23, unless I'm missing
> something.

> What kind of backward compatibility problems could we cause?  Who or
> what code depends on these categories?

(re-search-forward "\\cj") can effectively search for
characters belonging to Japanese charset.  It is used, for
instance, in japanese-hankaku-region (in japan-util.el), and
"\\cc" is used in encode-hz-region (in china-util.el).

Kenichi Handa

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