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Re: "coding: utf-8" emacs local variable in ChangeLog (?)
> Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 22:25:36 +0100 (CET)
> From: Mark Kettenis <email@example.com>
> CC: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
> This is what C-u C-x says about the funny character in Ludo's name:
> character: Ã (0303, 195, 0xc3)
> charset: eight-bit-graphic (8-bit graphic char (0xA0..0xFF))
That's again because your defaults are set to interpret this as
something other than UTF-8.
> I'm not saying that adding the `coding' cookie is a problem. I'm
> arguing that turning ChangeLog into a UTF-8 encoded file was a bad
> decision, since there are enough systems where it will not be properly
And I'm arguing that adding the coding cookie will cause this to be
displayed properly in Emacs.