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Re: mm-charset-to-coding-system and mm-charset-synonym-alist

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: mm-charset-to-coding-system and mm-charset-synonym-alist
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 17:18:35 -0700
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Stefan Monnier wrote:
> Is there any good reason why mm-charset-to-coding-system only looks up
> mm-charset-synonym-alist after checking mm-coding-system-p?
> I'm being annoyed with email encoded in windows-1252 but labelled as latin-1
> and figured that I could simply put
> ;; Since windows-1252 is a superset of latin-1 and some email encoded in > ;; windows-1252 are labelled as latin-1, let's just always use windows-1252
>    ;; whenever the label says latin-1.
>    (add-to-list 'mm-charset-synonym-alist '(iso-8859-1 . windows-1252))
> in my .gnus, but it didn't work because mm-charset-synonym-alist is not
> consulted if the charset label says "iso-8859-1" because there is
> a coding-system called "iso-8859-1".
> So I suggest the patch below,
> Any objection?

Yes.  The people who send such messages were put here to annoy the rest
of us, and you're disrupting God's plan and the harmony of the Tao by
not allowing them to achieve their purpose.


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