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bug#6866: mule-cmds.el just _assumes_ all of Taiwan uses Big5 and not UT
bug#6866: mule-cmds.el just _assumes_ all of Taiwan uses Big5 and not UTF-8
Mon, 16 Aug 2010 23:27:51 +0800
>>>>> "JR" == Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:
JR> In all these cases, the character set is used to select preferences
JR> for fonts, input methods and other language sensitive things, and
JR> has nothing to do with UTF-8 (which is used as a preference for file
JR> encoding when specified).
Then it is a sad choice of the name of a character set being used for
other purposes. Many users will say: didn't I make a big effort years
ago to totally convert my environment? Why do I still have traces of
big5 hanging around?
Perhaps there should be a more neutral name used. Since it seems what
you are calling Chinese-Big5 does not have much to do with