Commit d37e4893 authored by Paul Eggert's avatar Paul Eggert

* notes/unicode: Add notes about Emacs source file encoding.

parent c38e0c97
2013-03-05 Paul Eggert <eggert@cs.ucla.edu>
* notes/unicode: Add notes about Emacs source file encoding.
2013-03-04 Paul Eggert <eggert@cs.ucla.edu>
* grammars/java-tags.wy (CHAR): Remove "('\u0000' to '\uffff')"
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......@@ -98,6 +98,62 @@ regard to completeness.
* Old auto-save files, and similar files, such as Gnus drafts,
containing non-ASCII characters probably won't be re-read correctly.
Source file encoding
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Most Emacs source files are encoded in UTF-8 (or in ASCII, which is a
subset), but there are a few exceptions, listed below. Perhaps
someday these files will be converted to UTF-8, for convenience when
using tools like 'grep -r', but this might need nontrivial changes to
the build process.
* chinese-big5
leim/CXTERM-DIC/4Corner.tit
leim/CXTERM-DIC/ARRAY30.tit
leim/CXTERM-DIC/ECDICT.tit
leim/CXTERM-DIC/ETZY.tit
leim/CXTERM-DIC/PY-b5.tit
leim/CXTERM-DIC/Punct-b5.tit
leim/CXTERM-DIC/QJ-b5.tit
leim/CXTERM-DIC/ZOZY.tit
leim/MISC-DIC/CTLau-b5.html
leim/MISC-DIC/cangjie-table.b5
* chinese-iso-8bit
leim/CXTERM-DIC/CCDOSPY.tit
leim/CXTERM-DIC/Punct.tit
leim/CXTERM-DIC/QJ.tit
leim/CXTERM-DIC/SW.tit
leim/CXTERM-DIC/TONEPY.tit
leim/MISC-DIC/pinyin.map
leim/MISC-DIC/CTLau.html
leim/MISC-DIC/ziranma.cin
* iso-latin-2
etc/refcards/cs-refcard.tex
etc/refcards/sk-survival.tex
etc/refcards/cs-survival.tex
etc/refcards/cs-dired-ref.tex
etc/refcards/sk-dired-ref.tex
etc/refcards/sk-refcard.tex
* japanese-iso-8bit
leim/SKK-DIC/SKK-JISYO.L
leim/ja-dic/ja-dic.el
* japanese-shift-jis
admin/charsets/mapfiles/cns2ucsdkw.txt
* no-conversion
lib-src/testfile
This file is part of GNU Emacs.
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