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Re: Unknown character encodings in .emacs


From: Nikolaj Schumacher
Subject: Re: Unknown character encodings in .emacs
Date: Sat, 07 Jun 2008 20:38:54 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (darwin)

"Alan E. Davis" <address@hidden> wrote:

> I'be been poking around, but don't have a clue where to start.
> I never did understand encoding

Well, that's a clue where to start, I suppose. :)

>     ("a`" "á" nil 1)

Looks like the file has been written using UTF-8 and read using
Latin-1.  Try adding:

(set-language-environment "UTF-8")

However, I believe this shouldn't be necessary if the system is
configured correctly.  What OS do you use?


regards,
Nikolaj Schumacher




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