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Re: wikipedia and UTF8 coding (emacs21)

From: Denis H. G.
Subject: Re: wikipedia and UTF8 coding (emacs21)
Date: 04 Nov 2005 01:09:00 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

Uwe Brauer <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello
> I would like to edit wikipedia articles, using (X)emacs as an external
> editor. The perl prg which I use for that purpose allows me to access
> to the wiki file either 
>     -  in iso8859-1 coding or 
>     -  in UTF8.
> The iso coding seem to be broken, I am using xemacs no mule so the
> UTF8 option does not work, so I thought of using emacs21 for the
> moment, however when opening the relevant file, the UTF8 is not
> displayed correctly, I tried to play around with the language setting
> but now the coding remains broken, that is I see symbols like Brüder
> which should be displayed like Brüder but it is not.
> Has anybody experience with wikipedia article using UTF8 coding.
> Thanks
> Uwe Brauer 
For me, emacs21 + mule-ucs works fine in a UTF-8 locale. Certainly you need
proper X11 fonts to make it work.

Good luck.


Denis H. G.

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