Re: emacs 21.4, Chinese and utf-8
On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 09:26:03PM -0500, Kevin Mark wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 08:28:40PM +0100, Stefan M?ller wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am a grammar developer and I started to work on Chinese. We use a
> > development system that needs utf-8 input. I managed to set up
> > everything for emacs 21.3. All I had to say was:
> > (setq default-input-method \"chinese-py\")
> > (set-default-coding-systems 'utf-8)
> > And storing the files with Chinese characters in utf-8 and telling emacs
> > about it with the line:
> > % -*- coding:utf-8 mode:trale-prolog-*-
> > was sufficient.
> > I put together a CD rom that is based on Knoppix, which is a debian
> > distribution. Debian uses emacs 21.4 and all I found out does not work
> > any longer:
> > I can set the input-method to chinese-py by hand and type chinese
> > characters, but I cannot save them in utf-8. I can set this option for
> > saving the buffer, but if I try to safe the file emacs asks again and
> > utf-8 is not offered as an option.
> > Do you have any ideas what I could do about this?
You should probably install the package mule-ucs.