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Re: Casting as wide a net as possible

From: Yuri Khan
Subject: Re: Casting as wide a net as possible
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2015 21:01:46 +0600

On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 8:41 PM, Filipp Gunbin <address@hidden> wrote:

> When I started using Emacs, it attracted me with the ease of working
> with codings.  I've tried some editors at that time, of course
> (including well-known IDEs, for years), but never before it was so easy
> to just open a file in a given coding, or re-open it in another.  We,
> non-English-natives, still have problems with different encodings (yes,
> KOI8-R, CP-1251 and CP-866 for Russian are still here) and Emacs helped
> me to learn more clearly what the encoding is.

English natives have worse problems with encodings.

When we screw up the encoding, it is at least visible immediately.

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