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Re: An iso-8859-6 cannot be saved

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: An iso-8859-6 cannot be saved
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 10:34:12 +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>, Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:

> Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> writes:
>>> iso-8859-6 is an Arabic charset.  Didn't the buffer contain
>>> a character that can't be encoded by iso-8859-6?
> >
> > The file has some Latin content in the header, and actually there is
> > only one column of *real* Arabic (our "Latin" digits are indeed
> > "Arabic"). Smultron is bad in showing wrong characters, GNU Emacs
> > 23.0.0 does not seem to have ISO 8859-6 support. Re-opening the file
> > I can see that in one spot a \233 gremlin is sitting, removing it and
> > trying to save, I get again the question in mini-buffer! (I see
> > exactly three Arabic glyphs, about 30 were destroyed by Unicode, and
> > about 30 others are only showed in octal \xyz.) In the mode-lie -6:
> > is active!

> Is this bug still outstanding?

I don't know.  Peter has not yet answered to my question

Does Latin in "the file has some Latin content" mean some
character in iso-8859-1?

Kenichi Handa

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