ben at 666.com
Wed Nov 17 17:39:18 EST 2004
> Aidan> If mswindows-multibyte may involve the EBCDIC code pages,
> Aidan> then it's probably not
> Aidan> true.
> Aidan> for a list of those.
> Doesn't matter, unless mswindows-multibyte starts in one of
> them, or there's a way to switch out of ASCII using only the
> printing characters. The precondition is that the stream
> contains _only_ printing ASCII (I assume that actually the
> usual whitespace characters are allowed).
Aidan is actually right; you can create an `mswindows-multibyte' coding
system with any coding page, including EBCDIC ones, and then ASCII
conversion would not be the identity.
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