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Re: case-table functions clobbering extra slots

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: case-table functions clobbering extra slots
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 12:16:53 +0900 (JST)
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In article <address@hidden>, Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>       So, I think we should maintain
>     both downcase and upcase tables in set-case- functions.

> Ok.

>     And, for that, we need a function to setup an upcase table
>     from a downcase table.

> Just install that case table and do (upcase ?a).
> Won't that do the job?

In set-case- functions, we don't know where to install
TABLE.  It may be a standard case table or a case table for
a specific buffer.

So, I suggest to have something like setup-upcase-table.  Do
you have an idea about a better name?

>     In addtion, to specify one-way case conversion
>     (e.g. small-letter-final-sigma --up--> capital-letter-sigma)
>     we need new functions (for upcase only and for downcase
>     only) or an optional arg in set-case-syntax-pair.

> I think a new function is a little cleaner here.

Does "a new function" mean a single new function for both
upcase only and downcase only with an additional arg
specifing which of them?

>     What do you think?  Shall I work on this matter along this
>     line?

> Please do, and thanks.

Ok, for the time being, I'll start to study the current

Ken'ichi HANDA

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