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Re: saveplace: don't ask for coding system

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: saveplace: don't ask for coding system
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2007 11:55:41 -0500

    The disadvantage is that emacs-mule is Emacs-specific.  It would be
    better if the file were readable by other editors and viewers --
    although it's only parsed by Emacs (as far as I know), it *is*
    human-readable, and we should take that into account when choosing an

I agree that would be an advantage, but the first priority has to be
to make the feature _work_ in all cases.

    I've always thought of emacs-mule as a purely internal encoding
    system.  If we're starting to push it out to files,

It was never supposed to be "purely internal".  There is nothing wrong
with that.

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