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Re: documentation bug: Mule and MSDOS


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: documentation bug: Mule and MSDOS
Date: 29 Mar 2001 16:25:27 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0.101

address@hidden (Francesco Potorti`) writes:

|> What I would consider usable and  simple would be being able to read the
|> file, then, if I see that it is not displayed in the correct way, having
|> a menu with  a lot of possible coding systems to  choose from, and being
|> able  to change  the display  of the  file's contents  until  one coding
|> system satisfies me.
|> 
|> Having to choose the coding system  *before* reading the file in is very
|> unnatural to me.  Being unable to change it without closing the file and
|> rereading it is close to absurd.

You can type C-x C-m c <coding> M-x revert-buffer to change the coding.
It should be easy to make a menu entry for every coding system out of
this.

Andreas.

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