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Re: non-ascii chars in octal in sub-shell windows


From: Joseph Brenner
Subject: Re: non-ascii chars in octal in sub-shell windows
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 00:41:35 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.90 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>> Joseph Brenner <address@hidden> wrote:

>> When running a program that outputs utf-8 characters such as u-umlaut,
>> in a terminal window I'll see the actual character, but in an emacs
>> sub-shell I'm seeing the octal form (which looks like: \374).
>
> \374 (252 decimal, FC hex) cannot appear in any valid UTF-8 sequence,
> AFAIK.  Are you absolutely sure that program produces UTF-8 encoded
> text?

Oops.  Thanks, you've called it right: the problem was not on
the emacs side in this case, but on the script side.  (Funny
that my terminal windows aren't respecting my locale's encoding,
but that's something I can live with.)



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