[Bug 18191] Notepad should detect text type and prompt to change saved file encoding automatically

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Sun Apr 26 02:06:23 CDT 2009


Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
            Summary|Notepad should detect text  |Notepad should detect text
                   |type and adjust encoding    |type and prompt to change
                   |automatically               |saved file encoding
                   |                            |automatically

--- Comment #7 from Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com>  2009-04-26 02:06:23 ---
(In reply to comment #6)
> The subject is still wrong, Windows notepad doesn't detect the encoding,
> it always uses unicode internally (notepad in Wine does that as well),
> and just is able to save as unicode (which Wine notepad can't do).

In my past testing, it always saves as ISO-8859 (English locale), but if
unicode only characters are used, I'm warned that data loss may occur and that
I should save as UTF-8.

I don't have Windows at home, I'll test this Monday at work to get a
reproducible testcase.

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