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Re: A bug in what (was Re: A bug in cut?)?

On Wed, 26 May 2004, Munzir Taha wrote:

> > Vim autodetects that and handles it, gnome-terminal
> > and konsole simply don't understand it.
> I tried to open an ISO-8859-6 file using vim to test this autodetection
> feature of vim but it was garbage. Why?

Well, I wasn't quite adequate at that.  It's almost impossible to
detect different ISO-8859 charsets, but it's quite easy to detect
a sequence is not UTF-8.  So VIM probably fallbacks to Latin1.