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Re: local chars displayed as numbers

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: local chars displayed as numbers
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 20:14:43 +0900
User-agent: SEMI/1.14.3 (Ushinoya) FLIM/1.14.2 (Yagi-Nishiguchi) APEL/10.2 Emacs/22.0.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) MULE/5.0 (SAKAKI)

In article <address@hidden>, Reiner Steib <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed, Sep 20 2006, Kenichi Handa wrote:
> > Reiner Steib <address@hidden> writes:
>>> On Wed, Sep 20 2006, Andreas Roehler wrote:
>>> > ... Its value is raw-text-unix
> >
> > That means that Emacs couldn't detect a correct encoding of
> > that file.  It seems that the file is encoded in iso-8859-1,
> > but the encoding suggested by your locale is different.

> Using his locale (LANG=de_DE.UTF-8; no other LC_* variables set), I
> get with emacs -Q:
> So Emacs should find out automatically that the content is not (valid)
> utf-8 and fall back to iso-8-1 e.g. iso-8859-1.  Or am I missing
> something?  (Is `coding-category-list' the right variable to check the
> priority?)

You are right.  But if he does something in his .emacs (or
if his Emacs is not the latest one), there's a possibility
that Emacs can't detect iso-8859-1.

Kenichi Handa

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