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>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.08007] David Hansen wrote:
>> However I'm not sure whether it is a right solution (I don't
>> feel like recognizing those extra data as iso-8859-1, though I'm
>> not familiar with the actual situation in the Latin world). In
>> addition, it is not effective in the Gnus article buffer.
> What's the problem in article buffers?
Because w3m-current-content-charset is nil, w3m-fix-fscked-latin-1
does nothing (I checked it only with sb-zeit-de). We need a way
to know the contents use Latin-1 and the extra data there.
> Actually i think it is no problem to treat all latin-1 pages as
> windows-1252. Seems that's the way how Mozilla and related browsers
> handle this problem (at least the pages discussed here all display
> Any sane latin-1 page will not have any control characters within
> the text so i don't see a problem with interpreting them as
I think ones who extend the Latin-1 specification is not us even
if Mozilla temporizes to the standard which someone has invented
arbitrarily. We cannot help to do that if it is the only way,
>> On the other hand, sb-fau.el provides shimbun-fau-coding-system,
>> which will be windows-1252 if it is available.
> Do you know which emacs versions support windows-1252?
Yes. But there's a way to support windows-1252 even in Emacs 21.
>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.08008] ARISAWA Akihiro wrote:
> I created codepage-ex library last year, which provides cp1252
> coding system. Is this no use?
To use this is different than enhancing the Latin-1
specification arbitrarily. Even if XEmacs and old Emacsen don't
work with it, it cannot be helped. It is similar that there's
no way to display images in Emacs 20.
> BTW at least the middle and east European windows charset is not
> "compatible" with any latin-n encoding, so it's likely that this
> problem exists only in the latin-1 world.
It can become a reason why we enhance the Latin-1 specification
in emacs-w3m. However, I'm not yet convinced which is better,
enhancing Latin-1 or providing windows-1252.