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Re: ?\_ patch

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: ?\_ patch
Date: 09 Feb 2003 03:07:53 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 05:50:21PM +0100, Kim F. Storm wrote:
> > > >  What is the CL and Scheme syntax for a space character ?
> > > 
> > > #\Space
> > 
> > So I guess introducing #\SPC for space in emacs would be even more
> > confusing than ?\s or ?\SPC.
> Oh, don't be silly.  _all_ of the above are pretty clear to anyone with even
> a modicum of clue, except ?\s.

IMO, it would be silly to adapt the CL and Scheme syntax for
characters, but use different names for the characters.  If we want to
use #\<something> to denote a space, it should be #\Space - not #\SPC.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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