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Re: eight-bit char handling in emacs-unicode

From: Alex Schroeder
Subject: Re: eight-bit char handling in emacs-unicode
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2003 16:03:31 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:

> Characters aren't numbers (unless within the internal
> representation, but the internal representation should be hidden),

As far as I understand the Emacs design philosophy, we don't believe
that internal representation should be hidden.  If it is not hidden,
we can easily write code to modify it without having to recompile
Emacs.   But that's just an aside.  :)

There is no substitute for experience.

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