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Re: diacritics in emacs but not in emacsclient

From: Tom Koornwinder
Subject: Re: diacritics in emacs but not in emacsclient
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2014 17:28:03 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-12-10)

On Thu, Jul 03, 2014 at 09:24:03AM -0400, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > However, when I try this in an emacsclient window,
> > coming from mutt, this produces a question mark.
> That indicates that Emacs thinks the "output device" (i.e. the terminal
> emulator) does not know this character (because the coding-system used
> doesn't include this char).  It doesn't affect the buffer's content,
> only the display.  But again, it indicates that Emacs doesn't think the
> terminal is using utf-8.
> IIUC your situation is:
>   In, your ssh to a GNU/Linux server, and in that ssh
>   session you run "emacsclient -t".
> What happens if instead of "emacsclient -t" you run "emacs -nw -Q"?
> Can you then enter non-ascii chars and are they displayed correctly?

This solves my problem.
The only difference with your suggestion is that I have put in my .muttrc

set editor="emacs -nw"

(without -Q since my .emacs init file should be read)

Many thanks, Stefan.

Tom  (æmçtërdåm)

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