Re: EURO patch
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: EURO patch
- From: Avery Pennarun <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 2 Dec 1998 17:39:13 -0500
- Message-id: <19981202173913.B13004@worldvisions.ca>
- In-reply-to: <19981201230821.B1148@lpsg>; from Tom Lees on Tue, Dec 01, 1998 at 11:08:21PM +0000
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On Tue, Dec 01, 1998 at 11:08:21PM +0000, Tom Lees wrote:
> Not to get too political or anything, but that is the kind of argument
> which really annoys me: "Why should we have the Euro?" "Because it's
> inevitable...". (Yes, that DOES seem to be the main argument all its
> proponents seem to be putting forward (to the General Public)).
So is there a reason to switch to the Euro? I haven't heard the story.
> How do I get joe (and less) to deal with the pound symbol properly but
> still escape the nasty low chars (0-31) (escape codes can be pretty
> dangerous under an xterm)?
At least joe does exactly that with its "-asis" option -- it doesn't quote
high ascii, but protects you from control characters. That was the whole
reason I wanted joe to _default_ to -asis mode.
With less, I'm not sure. Something about locale settings, I think.