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Re: convert-standard-filename's doc

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: convert-standard-filename's doc
Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 11:02:45 +0200

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Date: 27 May 2004 18:19:09 -0400
> So I think the "generic" text needs to be in, together with an explanation
> of what this specific instance of convert-standard-filename does.

I understand from this that you suggest to have in the doc string
both the generic description and the specific one for the current
platform.  If that's what you suggest, I think it's a good idea.

> Basically I think that multiple definitions of the same function is
> a bad thing.

Agreed (another case in point is the overloading of insert-directory
by ls-lisp).  But do we have a better alternative?  Perhaps something
similar to find-file-name-handler?

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