[syslinux] RFD: Internationalizing the menu system

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz at cmu.edu
Tue Jan 22 10:58:38 PST 2008

--On Tuesday, January 22, 2008 02:00:19 PM +0100 Lindgren Daniel 
<daniel.lindgren at tullverket.se> wrote:

>> Not to mention the default character set (cp437) includes all
>> the Swedish characters.
> You are aboslutely right. While testing I missed verifying codepage of
> the file, vi automatically saves it as ISO8859-1 if I insert an extended
> character. I have to edit it in vi and then convert it with iconv to be
> absolutely sure.

Use :set fileencoding=cp437 to get vim to write files in that codepage. 
For  more information, see :help fileencoding; for a list of supported 
encodings, see :help encoding-names

-- Jeffrey T. Hutzelman (N3NHS) <jhutz+ at cmu.edu>
   Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA

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