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Re: dashes and non-breaking spaces

From: Karl Eichwalder
Subject: Re: dashes and non-breaking spaces
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2005 16:36:47 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Benjamin Riefenstahl <address@hidden> writes:

> Those are not "escapes" strictly speaking.  If you decode UTF-8 as
> cp1252 or latin-1 you just get sequences of unusual non-ASCII
> characters.

The point is that Emacs treats them as escapes...

> If the problem occurs regularly with texts marked as iso-8859-1, you
> can try UTF-8 first and than fall back to cp1252.

That's not the problem.  The problem is, that Emacs now applies colors
on them.  (And as I said, those messages are broken; only a part (the
quoted text) is "wrong".)

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