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character issues in w3m



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>>>>> "Robert" == Robert D Crawford <rdc1x@comcast.net> writes:
    Robert> I have been emailing on the emacs-w3m list about this
    Robert> problem.  The thread is here:
    Robert> 
    Robert> http://news.gmane.org/group/gmane.emacs.w3m/thread=7055/force_load=t
    Robert> 
    Robert> In a nutshell, I have been having problems getting
    Robert> pages to load in w3.  Lots of "Bad Request" pages.  I
    Robert> finally got so irritated with a problem I've been
    Robert> having with emacs-w3m that I decided to try to fix
    Robert> it.  On the following page:
    Robert> 
    Robert> http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/30/us/politics/30watch.html?ex=1348891200&en=02eb54b65d042599&ei=5124&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink
    Robert> 
    Robert> The first sentence at the top of the story shows like
    Robert> this in emacs-w3m:
    Robert> 
    Robert> Freedom?s Watch, a deep-pocketed conservative group
    Robert> led by two former senior White House officials, made
    Robert> an audacious debut in late August when it began a $15
    Robert> million advertising campaign designed to maintain
    Robert> Congressional support for President Bush?s troop
    Robert> increase in Iraq.
    Robert> 
    Robert> And in emacs/w3 it looks like this:
    Robert> 
    Robert> Freedomùs Watch, a deep-pocketed conservative
    Robert> group led by two former senior White House officials,
    Robert> made an audacious debut in late August when it began
    Robert> a $15 million advertising campaign designed to
    Robert> maintain Congressional support for President
    Robert> Bushùs troop increase in Iraq.
    Robert> 
    Robert> Note the question mark in the w3m sentence.  For some
    Robert> reason the octal characters are being rendered in w3m
    Robert> as question marks.  In w3, only the octals are shown.
    Robert> 
    Robert> Is this a result of emacspeak needing unibyte?  For
    Robert> those using w3m, have you solved this issue?  Is this
    Robert> an issue only for me, a problem with my
    Robert> configuration?
    Robert> 
    Robert> As always, any help is appreciated, rdc -- Robert
    Robert> D. Crawford rdc1x@comcast.net
    Robert> 
    Robert> GOOD-NIGHT, everybody ... Now I have to go administer
    Robert> FIRST-AID to my pet LEISURE SUIT!!
    Robert> 
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