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Re: Display of characters #xa0 and #xad in unibyte buffers

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Display of characters #xa0 and #xad in unibyte buffers
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 18:38:12 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

> Actually, the interpretation of characters in a unnibyte
> buffer is still inconsistent.  For instance,
> skip-syntax-forward treats #x80..#xFF as characters
> U+0080..U+00FF.  Thus #xC0 is a word-constituent and #xD7 is
> a symbol.  We must fix it somehow.  But, how?  We currently
> don't have a suitable syntax code for eight-bit chars.

While I agree that treating bytes as if they were latin-1 chars isn't
ideal, I don't think the alternative (treat every byte >=128 as
punctuation, I guess) would really be much better.  So there's not much
point "fixing" this "problem".


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