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Re: Info pages opened with an incorrect coding system

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Info pages opened with an incorrect coding system
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2007 23:49:11 +0300

> Date: Sat, 07 Jul 2007 23:51:55 +0300
> From: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> > That is why I asked what it is that makes chinese-iso-8bit the default
> > on his system.
> His language environment is Chinese, so chinese-iso-8bit is high on
> the priority list of encodings when insert-file-contents detects the
> encoding of the manual.  And detect_coding is not smart enough to
> distinguish between Latin-N and chinese-iso-8bit, so it returns the
> latter as the highest priority encoding that (it thinks) fits the
> bill.
> Really, I think the only good way of solving this is to have a
> `coding:' tag in the Info file.  Handa-san, do you agree?

I have now installed a change to use @documentencoding and the
"--enable-encoding" switch, so that the `coding:' tag is produced in
info/emacs-mime.  Please see if that solves the problem.

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