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Re: need help in using a 10646 font with cp1251 text

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: need help in using a 10646 font with cp1251 text
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2003 11:33:42 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (usg-unix-v)

On Thu, 07 Aug 2003, address@hidden wrote:

> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>> From: Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden>
>>> Newsgroups:
>>> Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2003 16:30:21 -0400
>>> What can I do to get the 8859-5 charset obtained from the cp1251
>>> encoding displayed as a UCS charset?  I don't want to install a
>>> 8859-5 font.
>> Try using code-pages.el.  You didn't say what version of Emacs you
>> use, so I don't know whether it has code-pages.el bundled.  If not,
>> you can find it either in the Emacs CVS or (I think) on
>> gnu.emacs.sources.
> I just ask out of curiosity: I don't know anything about cyrrillic,
> but from a quick glance it seems that the order of cyrillic
> characters is the same in UCS and in ISO 8859-5. So wouldn't it be
> an option to do some simple transposing for font encoding, like
> [only slightly tested]:
> Or is this too kludgy?

It may be OK, but I think code-pages.el is a more generic solution,
and it makes sense to use what comes with Emacs.  Thank you!


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