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Re: Cut buffers and character encoding

From: Romain Francoise
Subject: Re: Cut buffers and character encoding
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006 14:39:27 +0100

Kenichi Handa <address@hidden> writes:

> I vaguely remember that I changed cut-buffer decoding to use
> locale-coding-system (if any) instead of iso-8859-1 upon a
> bug report from someone.  He claimed that many X
> applications store a data encoded by the current locale in
> cut-buffer (even if that doesn't conform to ICCCM), thus it
> is better that Emacs also decodes it by the coding system
> specified by the locale.  Even xterm, when run under, for
> instance, cs_CS.ISO8859-2 locale, stores ISO8859-2
> characters as is in cut buffer.

Would it be feasible to use `detect-coding-string' to decide which
encoding to use?

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