Commit 9d9c2e39 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Mention the cpNNNN coding systems, with an xref to msdog.texi.

parent 0716afa2
......@@ -39,6 +39,9 @@ Japanese, Korean, Lao, Thai, Tibetan, and Vietnamese scripts. These features
have been merged from the modified version of Emacs known as MULE (for
``MULti-lingual Enhancement to GNU Emacs'')
Emacs also supports various encodings of these characters used by
internationalized software, such as word processors, mailers, etc.
@menu
* International Intro:: Basic concepts of multibyte characters.
* Enabling Multibyte:: Controlling whether to use multibyte characters.
......@@ -465,6 +468,11 @@ their names usually start with @samp{iso}. There are also special
coding systems @code{no-conversion}, @code{raw-text} and
@code{emacs-mule} which do not convert printing characters at all.
A special class of coding systems, collectively known as
@dfn{codepages}, is designed to support text encoded by MS-Windows and
MS-DOS software. To use any of these systems, you need to create it
with @kbd{M-x codepage-setup}. @xref{MS-DOS and MULE}.
@cindex end-of-line conversion
In addition to converting various representations of non-ASCII
characters, a coding system can perform end-of-line conversion. Emacs
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