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Re: Chinese characters support


From: Lee Sau Dan
Subject: Re: Chinese characters support
Date: 15 May 2003 10:07:01 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.7

>>>>> "Eli" == Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

    Eli> Until Emacs supports the full range of Unicode characters,
    Eli> the encoding used now to save etc/HELLO is about _the_only_
    Eli> one that can do the job.  Let me remind you that in the
    Eli> released versions of Emacs, only a subset of the BMP is
    Eli> supported.
    >>  I don't think so.  Unicode will never be able to handle the
    >> "Difference among chinese characters in GB, JIS, KSC, BIG5:"
    >> section in the etc/HELLO file.

    Eli> Unicode doesn't, but the Unicode Emacs will.  Trust me ;-)

So,  you're  agreeing  that  converting  HELLO to  utf-8  (which  only
represents Unicode) is not a good idea?  Or are you resorting to dirty
tricks using the Private Use Area?


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