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Re: [RFC]: replace-region-contents

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [RFC]: replace-region-contents
Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2019 17:59:41 +0200

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2019 11:17:12 -0500
> Cc: address@hidden
> PS: I wish replace-buffer-contents interpreted a string as the text to
> use as replacement rather than as a buffer name

You'd need to insert the string into a buffer anyway, before you could
run the code, so might as well do that in Lisp.

(I find text processing based on strings a bad idea in Emacs, btw.
Buffers are much more convenient and efficient.)

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