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Re: Additional autoload-coding-system entries in code-pages.el

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Additional autoload-coding-system entries in code-pages.el
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2005 11:07:03 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> `code-pages.el' provides various coding systems.  But only defines
> autoloads for pt154 and iso-8859-11:

> ,----
> | 2 matches for "###autoload(autoload-coding-system" in buffer: 
> code-pages.el.~1.23~
> |    4462:;;;###autoload(autoload-coding-system 'pt154 '(require 'code-pages))
> |    4472:;;;###autoload(autoload-coding-system 'iso-8859-11 '(require 
> 'code-pages))
> `----

> I propose to add autoloads for all iso-8859-* and windows-125* coding
> systems.  With these autoload, Gnus (and probably also other Emacs
> based mail and news readers) are able to display articles with the
> corresponding MIME charsets correctly.

I every once in a while receive email (or see newsposts) with windows-1256
encoding (i.e. an arabic encoding) because of brain-dead software which
selects windows-1256 instead of some latin-1 variant (typically those
messages contain text with a few é, which happen to also exist in

So those autoloads would indeed be very helpful,


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