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Re: display table for eight-bit-graphic

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: display table for eight-bit-graphic
Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2003 22:41:23 +0200

> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2003 13:59:49 -0500
> It sounds like you're suggesting that we eliminate the display
> table feature.
> Perhaps the display table is obsolete as a means of displaying
> non-ASCII characters, assuming we set up for proper conversion
> to unibyte according to the language in use.  But aren't display
> tables used for other things too?

FWIW, the DOS port (see term/internal.el) and Dave's latin-disp.el use
the display tables to display non-ASCII characters on character
terminals that don't support such characters.

So I think this is an important feature.

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