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bug#22815: 25.0.91; emacs-module.*


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#22815: 25.0.91; emacs-module.*
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 11:46:38 +0200

> From: address@hidden
> Cc: Atsuo Ohki <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 18:16:05 +0900
> 
> > But why cannot the module convert the string to UTF-8 before passing
> > it to Emacs?
> 
>  Because, an external module could use a coding system other then UTF-8.
>  I have used emacs-module capability to plugin CANNA server interface
>  (CANNA server is a rather out of dated KANA-KANJI converter for japanese),
>  and CANNA server uses euc-jp encoding for communication.

I was asking why couldn't the plug-in do the conversion, e.g., by
using libiconv?  Emacs is not the only piece of software that knows
how to convert from one encoding to another.





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