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Re: Need some help with Rmail/mbox

From: Daiki Ueno
Subject: Re: Need some help with Rmail/mbox
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2008 19:46:42 +0900
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> In <address@hidden> 
>>>>>   Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I'd recommend to use `decode-coding-string' and `insert' instead of
> > `decode-coding-region', if unsure.

> Why? you can always set-buffer-multibyte to the right mode, at least
> in Emacs.

Yes, we can.  But I'm anxious of that those who are not familiar with
Mule cannot decide which is the right mode.

For example, Gnus' *Original Article* buffer has been multibyte for
decade, despite the content is byte stream.  Stefan has proposed to
change it to unibyte, though.


> Again, operations on buffers are much more efficient in Emacs than on
> strings.

Oh, I'll try to do profile later.

Daiki Ueno

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