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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 20:06:45 +0900

>> 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.

By the way, the idea I had was like what we have in Applescript for the split 
AS provides the system with a default list of splitters and the user can 
locally change it for specific purposes and then revert it to it's original 

In AS, this is used very frequently.


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