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Re: \225 and so on

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: \225 and so on
Date: Mon, 07 Apr 2003 22:30:51 -0400

    |> I often get files that are basically plain ASCII but have a few of
    |> Microsoft's special characters such as \222 and \225.  Emacs does not
    |> seem to cope with these files very well.  One time recently it
    |> suggested iso-8859-15 iso-8859-14 utf-8 mule-utf-16-be mule-utf-16-le.
    |> Can you please work on more natural handling for these characters?

    What would you consider natural?

It should be treated as Latin-1, or perhaps as Latin-whatever based on
one's usual coding system preferences.

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