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Re: Trimming strings, /emacs/lisp/emacs-lisp/subr-x.el modification

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: Trimming strings, /emacs/lisp/emacs-lisp/subr-x.el modification
Date: Sat, 6 May 2017 20:02:12 +0900

Ok, I'm fine with that. Apologies for my lack of understanding of the issues.


> On May 6, 2017, at 19:43, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Jean-Christophe Helary <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sat, 6 May 2017 19:33:10 +0900
>> Cc: address@hidden,
>> address@hidden,
>> address@hidden
>> My original idea was to put the regexp into a variable that *can* eventually 
>> be overridden by a user preference.
> Does this really have legitimate use cases?  We are talking about a
> very low-level function; overriding its default definition of
> whitespace by a user option would affect every single use of this
> function, and will most probably disrupt some code which uses it.
> I think having a way for overriding the default programmatically
> should be good enough, at least for now.  Let's not provide a
> defcustom unless and until we have use cases for that which we want to
> support.

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