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Re: Emacs Lisp's future

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Emacs Lisp's future
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:04:18 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

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

> David Kastrup writes:
>  > Binary is quite unpractical when you are working in a locale
> The Emacs source tree evidently doesn't *have* a locale in the
> relevant sense since it has multiple encodings.
>  > and the vast majority of output fits it.  Then you want to have
>  > things displayed according to locale and have that stuff which
>  > doesn't fit formatted as some sort of recognizable escape sequence.
> For Paul's example, I suppose binary would work just fine, since he's
> searching for ASCII and Emacs sources are probably over 95% ASCII.
> And in *my* locale, the whole locale concept sucks becaues no matter
> what locale I choose somewhere between 1/3 and 2/3 of the text (all
> perfectly intelligible Japanese) will be unreadable according to that
> locale.

And 100% illegible is better?

> The real world is stranger and more dangerous than you imagine.


David Kastrup

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