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Re: what-cursor-position doesn't show the char's QP


From: era
Subject: Re: what-cursor-position doesn't show the char's QP
Date: 10 Dec 2003 10:02:59 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.7

On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 06:27:45 +0800, Dan Jacobson <address@hidden>
posted to gmane.emacs.bugs:
 >   file code: 0xA5 0x4C (encoded by coding system chinese-big5-unix)
<...>
 > But I was surprised that nowhere do I find listed the simple A5 L
 > that I can get here:
 > $ echo <character>|qp-encode
 > =A5L

It's the "file code" field. I don't think it's unreasonable for all
the characters there to be represented in hex, as "normalizing" some
of them would only make it more complex to use them programmatically.

/* era */

I took out the big5 character from the echo just to avoid some MIME mess.

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