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Re: unicode in emacs 21

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: unicode in emacs 21
Date: 28 Oct 2001 00:41:00 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1.50

address@hidden (Markus Kuhn) writes:

> Using UTF-8 as the internal Emacs encoding is one way of achieving
> continued guaranteed binary transparency, coming up with a tricky encoding
> for malformed UTF-8 sequences is another one. I favour the former
> approach, which is also what other UTF-8 capable modern editors do today.

Which other editors? Most I am aware of use UTF-16 as their internal
encoding, unless it is just blind no-conversion 8-bit editors you are
talking about.

Jason Rumney

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