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Re: Bug with UTF-8 string and dbus

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Bug with UTF-8 string and dbus
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 10:05:33 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

"Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> writes:

> Maybe it's just a matter of terminology, but what about David's
> leading use case of TeX (as opposed to say Omega), which treats UTF-8
> as an octet stream?

If you have an octett stream then you don't have utf-8, but an unibyte
string.  My point is that the Emacs dbus interface should _always_
(en|de)code the strings it passes to/from the outside.  The internal
representation should remain internal to Emacs.


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