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NextPrevUpTopContentsIndex Choosing the encoding to use

You may want a file which is Unicode UCS-2 encoded (external format :unicode ), UTF-8 encoding ( :utf ) or a language-specific encoding such as :shift-jis or :gbk . Or you may want an Latin-1 encoded file, in which case you could pass :latin-1-safe .

LispWorks Editor User Guide (Unix version) - 3 May 2011