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Re: Encoding of etc/HELLO

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Encoding of etc/HELLO
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2018 10:10:39 +0300

> From: Michael Albinus <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:39:21 +0200
> I'm still surprised that something like this isn't possible with utf-8.

UTF-8 cannot encode language-specific differences of a given
character, that is something that is against the basic principle of
Unicode: that each character has one and only one encoding.

This is one reason why Emacs uses a superset of Unicode in its
internal representation, btw.

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