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Re: I'm sorry that I tried to insert a DOS file

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: I'm sorry that I tried to insert a DOS file
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 08:37:19 +0200

On 13 Feb 2002, Dan Jacobson wrote:

> I edit a buffer, I insert a file [C-x i] that is a CR-LF file.  The
> words "(DOS)" appear in the modeline.  I undo the insert-file step.
> The (DOS) remains in the modeline

Undo only undoes buffer changes, and setting the buffer's file coding 
system doesn't count as a change of the buffer's contents, and isn't 
recorded in the undo history.  Perhaps it should.

> A more pleasant situation would be: I insert the file and I get asked
> if I want s) strip the DOS jazz; p) poison the whole original buffer
> with DOS jazz; r) treat me rawly, with ^M before my eyes; etc.

I think this would be hard to implement, since detection of the EOL 
format is done at the same time as the file is read and inserted into the 

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