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Re: string-strip

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: string-strip
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 00:04:48 +0200
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Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:

> "Stuart D. Herring" <address@hidden> writes:
>>> 1. Allow newlines in STR.
>>> 2. Treat newlines as white space.
>> Shouldn't it really be up to the syntax table?  Or is this supposed to be
>> so much in Lisp land that the buffer shouldn't matter?
> The current syntax table is associated with the current buffer, but the
> string is not, so it would be confusing make the operation depend on the
> current buffer.  It would be ok if the function would operate on some
> buffer contents.

Since there is currently no need for this function, and there is
obviously disagreement on what it should do, I suggest that we
postpone the issue until after the release.

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

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