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Re: text-quoting-style

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: text-quoting-style
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:48:52 +0300

> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:39:49 -0700
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > When you set LC_ALL=C you "misconfigure" the environment.
> It appears we're miscommunicating.  I'm not suggesting to set LC_ALL=C for 
> Emacs 
> only.  I'm suggesting to set LC_ALL=C everywhere.

Including in the shell?  Then I'm sorry for my misunderstanding.  I
thought you were suggesting to invoke Emacs as "LC_ALL=C emacs".

> If your display can't handle 
> non-ASCII characters, then GCC, coreutils, and many other applications will 
> generate what appears to be gibberish in UTF-8 locales.  The fix is simple: 
> avoid UTF-8 locales if you can't display UTF-8.  This is not an issue 
> specific 
> to Emacs, or to curved single quotation marks.

If the users who dislike these characters are prepared to set their
locale to "C", then yes, that's a solution for them.

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