[MPlayer-DOCS] [homepage]: r2879 - trunk/src/donations.src.en

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Sat Apr 28 16:42:56 CEST 2007

On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 10:31:24AM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 04:16:12PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > > So far I haven't seen any area where Emacs 22's UTF-8 support is
> > > better than Emacs 21's.
> > > 
> > > And no, Emacs _still_ does not auto-detect the right encoding... :(
> > 
> > Simple test for me: Open all the MPlayer console message files in emacs.
> > 21 displays garbage, 22 displays the right characters and puts a 'u' in
> > the toolbar to indicate Unicode ...
> I see. However this is only a matter of the default/preferred coding
> systems. If you setup your emacs-21 to prefer utf-8, it works just as
> well. And this setting is needed anyway in order for new files you
> create to be saved as utf-8 and not some broken legacy encoding.
> Like I said in the earlier email, you also need to set the selection
> encoding, filesystem encoding, etc. if you really want your emacs to
> work right..

It seems I had (some of) those settings in my .emacs and just forgot
about them.  Now version 21 also displays the correct characters and
puts a 'u' in the status bar.  Only Chinese characters don't work.

We're getting offtopic though :)


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