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Re: what is the point of point-min?


From: Jesper Harder
Subject: Re: what is the point of point-min?
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2003 05:32:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Stainless Steel Rat <address@hidden> writes:

> * Jesper Harder <address@hidden>  on Thu, 28 Aug 2003
>
> | Yes, but what I meant to say with »other instances« was if there are
> | any cases where (region-end) is not equivalent to (max (point) (mark)).
>
> That is a very different question, but the answer is still "yes".
> One case is with XEmacs.  If zmacs-regions is t then (mark) returns
> nil unless the region is active (highlighted).

Ah yes, thanks.

But I also noticed that `region-end' isn't even completely compatible
between the two Emacsen.  `region-end' in XEmacs is equivalent to:

   (let ((mark-even-if-inactive t))
     (region-end))

in Emacs.


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