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Re: [PATCH] Add non-ASCII characters to morse.el

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add non-ASCII characters to morse.el
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 16:22:52 -0500

> > In article <address@hidden>, Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:
> >> Is there a better way to represent non-ASCII in elisp?
> >
> > What do you mean?  Some way other than Lisp string?
> Yes.  The coding system used by *.el doesn't seem fixed, so if I add a
> morse sequence for the euro sign by storing the euro sign literally,
> someone else opening the file might read it as a Latin-1 currency
> symbol -- and emacs treat the two characters as distinct.  Should I
> add a charset cookie to the file perhaps?

Yes.  And I recommend the utf-8 cookie if it's an option.


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