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Re: character sets as they relate to “Raw” string literals for elisp

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: character sets as they relate to “Raw” string literals for elisp
Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 21:47:15 +0300

> Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 20:42:44 +0300
> From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org, rms@gnu.org, juri@linkov.net, db48x@db48x.net,
>  stefankangas@gmail.com, yuri.v.khan@gmail.com, monnier@iro.umontreal.ca
> > Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2021 17:17:36 +0000
> > Cc: Stefan Kangas <stefankangas@gmail.com>, rms@gnu.org,
> >   yuri.v.khan@gmail.com, juri@linkov.net, db48x@db48x.net,
> >   monnier@iro.umontreal.ca, emacs-devel@gnu.org
> > From: Alan Mackenzie <acm@muc.de>
> > 
> > I would suggest something slightly different which will solve the entire
> > problem rather than just part of it.  Have the minor mode translate the
> > buffer text (temporarily) into ASCII rather than just displaying it thus.
> > That way the user can search for `foo' or ... simply by using C-s.
> Modifying the text of an Info manual is a bad idea for the reasons I
> explained in an earlier message.

And, of course, if you must have only ASCII characters in the Info
files themselves, you can always regenerate them from the sources,
without using the --enable-encoding switch.  It's so simple that it's
hardly worth another round of futile "discussions" that never go

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