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Re: text.texi - `buffer-substring'

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: text.texi - `buffer-substring'
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 15:47:26 +0900

Andreas Roehler <address@hidden> writes:
> (buffer-substring 1 10)#("This is t" 0 1 (fontified t) 1 9 (fontified t))
> ie text-properties are copied as a kind of comment
> behind, not solely `along' as the info says. (Reading
> the info I would understand, that the chars copied into
> the returned string are propertized as the original
> one, as it seems the case altogether.)

No, you are still confusing the _printed representation_ of the return
value of buffer-substring with the actual return value.

Try this:

  (type-of (buffer-substring 1 10))

It returns `string', showing that the return value of buffer-substring
is really a string.

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