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bug#7962: 23.2; capitalize letters ISO-8859-1 with diacritic signs in em


From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: bug#7962: 23.2; capitalize letters ISO-8859-1 with diacritic signs in emacs 23.2.1
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2011 22:39:01 +0100

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 10:19 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2011 19:49:22 +0100
>> From: Emmanuel Bigler <address@hidden>
>> Cc:
>>
>> However I am reluctant to switch to UTF-8 for all my texts in English,
>> German, French, even Icelandic etc... i.e. Western European languages,
>> the only ones I'll ever typeset, which are perfectly handled in
>> unibyte iso-8859-1.
>
> You seem to assume that going multibyte requires that your files be
> encoded in UTF-8.  That simply isn't true.  The files can continue be
> encoded in ISO-8859-1 or ISO-8859-15; Emacs will decode them into its
> internal representation when you visit the file and encode it back
> when you save it.  You lose nothing.


But does that require that you mark those files as coded in ISO-8859-1 etc?





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