答复: the evil iso-accents-mode: babel does not work
jcb+xeb at jcbradfield.org
Fri Dec 19 06:20:21 EST 2008
On 2008-12-19, Vladimir G. Ivanovic <vgivanovic at comcast.net> wrote:
> My \mail reader (Thunderbird 2.0) can't read any of these messages
> even though the encoding is shown as Chinese Simplified (GB2312). Of
> course, I don't have any Chinese fonts on my system...
Why not? Anyway, you should be reading your mail in XEmacs;-)
> If other people are having similar problems, then perhaps we should
> require posters to use UTF-8, for example, so that all members of this
> list can read the messages.
If you don't have Chinese fonts, you won't be able to see Chinese in
UTF-8 either. And if you can't read Chinese, why do you care anyway?
(Although in this case, as Stephen says, the messages were
I couldn't read _your_ messages at all for a while, because the
simple-minded de-mimer in my news-reader (an slrn add-on) wasn't
correctly rendering your complexly structured messages.
I fixed it, I didn't ask you to use simpler messages!
(And yes, there are reasons why I don't use XEmacs/Gnus...mostly laziness,
and the irritation induced by the writing style of the Gnus manual.)
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