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Re: input when running in a UTF-8 locale


From: Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Subject: Re: input when running in a UTF-8 locale
Date: 09 Aug 2002 17:18:33 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

address@hidden (Eli Zaretskii) writes:

> On Wed, 7 Aug 2002, Trond Eivind Glomsrod wrote:
> 
> > When running emacs in a utf-8 locale (en_US.UTF-8) and using an 
> > international
> > keyboard layout or input method (setxkbmap us_intl  or just use the compose 
> > key),
> > entering a non 7-bit characters doesn't work - you'll get the raw UTF-8 
> > sequence 
> > inserted into the buffer as emacs doesn't recognize it.
> 
> Does it help to read the entry in etc/PROBLEMS whose header line says 
> "Problems when using Emacs with UTF-8 locales"?

Yes, that helped. Added that to our default init files, execution
conditional on LANG ending in "UTF-8" - using such a locale is the
default for most languages in the current beta of RHL.

-- 
Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Red Hat, Inc.



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