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Re: `file-attribute' accessors

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: `file-attribute' accessors
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2012 16:40:51 +0200
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Thierry Volpiatto <address@hidden> writes:

> Why not keys instead of many accessor functions?

Because `file-attributes' already has an optional parameter, and one
sometimes wants to have, say, both the uid and the size, and statting
the file twice to get that isn't optimal.

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