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Re: "coding: utf-8" emacs local variable in ChangeLog (?)
> Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2009 23:59:29 +0200
> From: Eli Zaretskii <email@example.com>
> > Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 22:25:36 +0100 (CET)
> > From: Mark Kettenis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > CC: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
> > This is what C-u C-x says about the funny character in Ludo's name:
> > character: Ã (0303, 195, 0xc3)
> > charset: eight-bit-graphic (8-bit graphic char (0xA0..0xFF))
> That's again because your defaults are set to interpret this as
> something other than UTF-8.
They're not. This is on a standard emacs 21.4 and there is *nothing*
in my .emacs that doesn't touch anything related to 'coding'.
> > I'm not saying that adding the `coding' cookie is a problem. I'm
> > arguing that turning ChangeLog into a UTF-8 encoded file was a bad
> > decision, since there are enough systems where it will not be properly
> > displayed.
> And I'm arguing that adding the coding cookie will cause this to be
> displayed properly in Emacs.
Obviously that is not true on all systems.