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Re: \225 and so on

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: \225 and so on
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2003 13:47:18 +0900 (JST)
User-agent: SEMI/1.14.3 (Ushinoya) FLIM/1.14.2 (Yagi-Nishiguchi) APEL/10.2 Emacs/21.2.92 (sparc-sun-solaris2.6) MULE/5.0 (SAKAKI)

In article <address@hidden>, Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     |> 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.

Currently, \222, \223, \224 are registered in
latin-extra-code-table.  We can add \225 to it.  And, by
paying attention to latin-extra-code-table in
find-coding-systems-region-internal, we can make Emacs to
work as you wish.  I'll work on it soon.

Ken'ichi HANDA

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