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Re: [O] Bug? Encoding trouble in org-id-locations-load

From: Jorge Morais Neto
Subject: Re: [O] Bug? Encoding trouble in org-id-locations-load
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2017 19:05:45 -0200

On 3 November 2017 at 12:11, Anders Johansson <address@hidden> wrote:
> I use org-id and got some surprising reports of duplicate IDs. It seems that
> the issue is that one of my files containing IDs has a filename consisting
> of some non-ascii characters (a Swedish รค).

This may be related to two problems I had with
~org-icalendar-combine-agenda-files~.  When I invoked that command,
Emacs created some duplicates of buffers for Org files with names
containing non-ASCII Latin-1 characters.  In the names of the
duplicates, each non-ASCII Latin-1 character was replaced by two octal
escape sequences (probably the character code in UTF-8).

The second problem was Emacs interrupting the export to ask me which
character encoding to use for certain "problematic characters".
Strangely, the "problematic characters" were octal escape sequences
which I verified to be correct UTF-8 codes of non-ASCII Latin-1
characters.  Emacs was apparently trying to "reencode" "text" that was
actually UTF-8 code.  Each time I invoked
~org-icalendar-combine-agenda-files~ and Emacs asked that, I chose raw
text encoding so the UTF-8 codes would be left as is.

I finally decided to investigate and traced both problems to some id
links pointing to headlines in files with names containing non-ASCII
Latin-1 characters.  I worked around by setting Org Mode not to export
those links.


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