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Re: string-bytes and coding systems


From: hector
Subject: Re: string-bytes and coding systems
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2017 10:23:28 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Thu, Mar 09, 2017 at 02:54:16PM +0700, Yuri Khan wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 2:46 PM, hector <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 08, 2017 at 03:17:07PM -0800, Eric Abrahamsen wrote:
> >> I'm writing a function that's supposed to wrap too-long text lines; the
> >> RFC says anything over 75 octets (excluding eol) needs to be wrapped,
> >> but multibyte characters must not be split.
> >
> > Why don't you just use fill-paragraph?
> 
> Because that works in terms of characters, not octets?

Right.
It would be weird for a user command to work in terms of octets, wouldn't it?



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