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Re: Prevent iso-8859 unification for some files?


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Prevent iso-8859 unification for some files?
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2002 13:46:42 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090005 (Oort Gnus v0.05) Emacs/21.2.50 (ia64-suse-linux)

Kenichi Handa <address@hidden> writes:

|> Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:
|> > |> And, it seems that it's a bug rather than a feature that
|> > |> emacs-mule ignore translation table (I didn't notice it
|> > |> until now :-().
|> 
|> > That's what I meant with future compatibility.
|> 
|> I see.
|> 
|> > |> By the way, as unicode-base Emacs won't need ucs-table.el,
|> > |> we don't have to care for future compatibility.
|> 
|> > Well, in this can we don't have to worry about this and can just use hex
|> > escapes.
|> 
|> But, isn't it better that we can see each character in
|> correct glyph when we visit that file?

If we can do it without breaking it through unification, fine.  But then,
the translated characters are not visible either, and as long as the
arabic support is unavailable you don't see them, too.  So I don't think
this is a great loss.

Andreas.

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