[Python-Dev] PEP 263 -- Python Source Code Encoding

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
26 Feb 2002 19:49:38 +0100

barry@zope.com (Barry A. Warsaw) writes:

> I don't think it works for XEmacs.  I've got a MULE-aware XEmacs
> 21.4.6 and while it asks if I want to set the local variables in the
> -*- line, I still see "Raw" in the modeline, and I see the following
> letters in print string (with funny little lines above the
> characters): iAOOEI.  See attached capture.  That doesn't seem right,
> does it?

Indeed not: It interprets it as latin-1. I hope XEmacs will eventually
follow the GNU Emacs conventions here, since I think they are useful.