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Re: emacs 21.1 writes invalidly encoded ISO-2022-JP-2 files


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: emacs 21.1 writes invalidly encoded ISO-2022-JP-2 files
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 16:20:52 +0200

> From: Bruno Haible <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 13:49:58 +0100 (CET)
> 
> I started editing an ASCII file, adding several ISO-8859-1:GR
> characters and copy&pasting from xterm a Unicode arrow character
> (produced via "/usr/bin/printf '\u2191'"). When saving the file, emacs
> told me that the encoding mule-utf-8-unix was not suitable for the
> file contents (very astonishing and inconvenient).

This is expected, actually: stock Emacs 21.1, without any add-on
packages, can only encode Latin-1 in UTF-8.  I believe etc/PROBLEMS
explains that.



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