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Re: Default setting of `mm-coding-system-priorities'

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: Default setting of `mm-coding-system-priorities'
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 21:04:41 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.93 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, Feb 15 2007, Stefan Monnier wrote:

>> I'm not sure if it is obvious that everybody using a UTF-8 locale
>> prefers Latin-1 for outgoing mail and news.
> I believe that in general, if a message *can* be encoded in an 8bit
> encoding, it's likely that it will be readable by a larger audience
> than if it is encoded in utf-8.

In my understanding, the variable `mm-coding-system-priorities' is a
preference of the user sending the message rather than statement about
what is more likely to be readable by the recipient.

> But it's probably too late to change it for Emacs-22.


Bye, Reiner.
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