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Re: How to keep character encoding in text file...


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: How to keep character encoding in text file...
Date: Fri, 06 Mar 2009 11:12:04 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.101 (Gnus v5.10.10) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> writes:

> Am 06.03.2009 um 09:21 schrieb Pascal J. Bourguignon:
>
>> Marko Myllymaki <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Therefore if I enter "baz" in latin1 buffer, everything is okay, but
>>> "foobar åäö" has some UTF-8 and it then forces buffer encoding to
>>> UTF-8...
>>
>> Perhaps because your keyboard doesn't send compound characters, but
>> unicode combination sequences?  iso-8859-1 contains acute and grave
>> accents, but no umlaut.
>>
>
> You're wrong:
>
> Ä = 304 = 196 = C4 = U+00C4 =    C3 84 : LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A WITH
> DIAERESIS

I meant the character #x000A8     168  ¨  "DIAERESIS"
and indeed I was wrong, I searched umlaut, but it's called diaeresis.


-- 
__Pascal Bourguignon__


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