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Re: bidi-display-reordering is now non-nil by default

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: bidi-display-reordering is now non-nil by default
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2011 07:36:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> I sometimes get prompted to choose a different encoding when I send
> email responses to mail that looked pure ASCII.  I'm presented with a
> buffer that points to a character that doesn't look "foreign" at all.
> If I care to investigate, it turns out that character was an em-dash
> or fancy quotes, that just looked "normal" due to the font.  Am I
> confused?  No.  I just select the encoding, usually the one suggested
> by Emacs as the default, and that's it.
> IOW, I see no issue here.  But since people make a lot of fuss out of
> it, feel free to invent all kinds of weird functions to save them from
> themselves.

The issue is not saving them from themselves, but saving them and
anybody they might be sharing messages and data with from Emacs.

David Kastrup

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