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Re: 8859 unification and Emacs' ChangeLog files

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: 8859 unification and Emacs' ChangeLog files
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2003 13:38:58 -0500

> I know that unify-8859-on-decoding-mode is harmful for Emacs'
> ChangeLog files, because they distinguish between the various
> iso-8859 charsets.

I know it changes the byte-representation of locations that you didn't
intend to change, but in what way is it harmful, really ?

> But if all Emacs developers enable unify-8859-on-decoding-mode, then
> this is not a problem anymore.  Or the ChangeLog files could be
> stored as UTF-8.

If the UTF-8 support is good enough, we should do that.


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