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Re: fixing M$ character codes


From: Jesper Harder
Subject: Re: fixing M$ character codes
Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2004 23:06:49 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

nospam55 <address@hidden> writes:

> I have often to correct manually dowloaded M$ - originating text ,
> i. e. I must bother to do the ethernal replacements, where the codes
> are taken from the well-known
>
>                (defvar gnus-article-dumbquotes-map
>
> is there a way for having emacs fix this mess ?
>
> My dream is to have something like 
>
>     M-x  fix-evil-empire-nonsense  RET

Sure, the command is called `M-x article-treat-dumbquotes'.  It works
in all buffers, not just the Gnus article buffer which it is intended
for.

You'll probably need to autoload it if you're using an infidel Usenet
client not approved by Gnus Towers and the Church of Emacs.

-- 
Jesper Harder                                <http://purl.org/harder/>


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