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Re: Reporting UTF-8 related problems?

From: Karl Eichwalder
Subject: Re: Reporting UTF-8 related problems?
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 08:01:47 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.3.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

Kenichi Handa <address@hidden> writes:

>> Char: “ (0150310, 53448, 0xd0c8) point=309 of 321 (96%) column 12 
> This is because Emacs received this byte sequence:
>       ESC $ ( B ! H
> "ESC $ ( B" is a designation sequence for jisx0208, 
> and the following two bytes "! H" specifies the above
> Japanese symbol.

Originally, it was the "right double quote raising" and not meant to be
a special Japanese symbol ;)

> This is a problem of lynx and galeon (or some core part of
> gnome, I don't know).

I will have an eye on it.

> I don't understand what do you mean.  "kill and yank" from
> where to where?  What is the meaning of "marking it"?

Sorry.  This time: from Emacs to Emacs.  I assumed, you can C-d the
current letter and yank it back (C-y).  My assumptions is wrong.  C-d
just deletes; thus C-y cannot yank it back.

> No.  I think your Galeon actually sent `?' to Emacs.  My
> Galeon (ver.1.2.5) sends "ESC % G ... ESC % @".

Oops, my Galeon ist outdated.

> What I suspect is that UTF-8 xterm asks Galeon to send
> selection-data by UTF8_STRING (not by TEXT as Emacs does).

Sounds convincingly.  Thanks.

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