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Re: Quotes do not display correctly


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: Quotes do not display correctly
Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2016 15:20:21 -0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Bob Proulx <address@hidden> writes:

> Nick Helm wrote:
>> I'm on OS X and I launch Emacs using an Applescript script contained
>> within an Automator bundle. At startup, it essentially does this 
>>...
>
>> Ok, more reading and it looks like it's determined by the default coding
>> system and language environment that Emacs picks up from the system
>> during startup. I have $LANG set in my environment, but for some reason
>> the script isn't seeing it.
>
> How are you setting LANG?

LANG, and LC_*, and LC_ALL.

When LC_ALL is set, it's prioritary over the other environment
variables!

When one of the LC_* environment variables is set, they're prioritary
over LANG!

LANG is used only in last recourse.


cf. http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/7908799/xbd/envvar.html

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