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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] 11.83; encoding problems in RefTeX's

From: Frank Küster
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] 11.83; encoding problems in RefTeX's .rel files
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2007 13:02:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.94 (gnu/linux)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:

> Frank Küster <address@hidden> writes:
>> David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> So I don't see much that Emacs can do here, except possibly assuming
>>> that its default locale matches getpwent.  Given that people often use
>>> latin1 for their (LaTeX) text processing, that seems audacious at
>>> best.
>> That's right.  I guess the best thing would be to customize user-full-name.
>>>> /etc/passwd is in utf-8,
>>> Says who?
>> Me ;-).  
> Could you try logging into your system using several different
> language environments, 

I guess for this it would be sufficient to change LANG in
/etc/default/locale, wouldn't it?

> and using the graphical tools available to
> create users with non-ASCII characters in their full names?

Err, graphical tools?  Which packages could I look for for graphical
tools for creating users?

Regards, Frank
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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