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Re: coding systems


From: Joseph Brenner
Subject: Re: coding systems
Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2009 16:30:46 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:
>> By the way, on the subject of the virtue of code examples...  if
>> I'd just given that a try on my own, I might very well tried a
>> quoted string first:
>>
>>   (prefer-coding-system "utf-8")
>>
>> I would then have been very puzzled by this error message:
>>
>>   error: Invalid coding system `utf-8'
>
> This is a chance to help improve Emacs by submitting a bug report:
> `M-x report-emacs-bug'.

Good point.  Will do.

(And actually, now that I think about it, I think I have seen that error
message before... that particular rat-hole is probably the reason I
didn't solve this problem a year ago.)



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