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Re: [Guile-commits] GNU Guile branch, string_abstraction2, updated. 823e

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: [Guile-commits] GNU Guile branch, string_abstraction2, updated. 823e444052817ee120d87a3575acb4f767f17475
Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 20:21:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.92 (gnu/linux)


On Thu 28 May 2009 16:37, address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Andy Wingo <address@hidden> writes:
>> This is complicated in Guile by #!. A reasonable thing would be to have
>> the reader have a bit on whether it actually saw an expression yet or
>> not. If not, "^;+ [^\n]*coding: ..." would set the file's encoding.
> I think it would make sense to follow Emacs' specification of file-local
> variables as closely as possible (info "(emacs) Specifying File
> Variables"), as well as its naming scheme for encodings as shown by
> `M-x list-coding-systems'.

Good points. Although, I wonder how emacs does the right thing regarding
coding: if the variable list is at the end of a file. But certainly
recognizing it in the first two lines of the file would be robust and
follow emacs.


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