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Re: string-bytes and coding systems


From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: string-bytes and coding systems
Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2017 09:36:03 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

hector <address@hidden> writes:

> 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?

It's not really a user command, I'm exporting vCard objects to a file.




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