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Re: UUIDGEN in lisp


From: Jesper Harder
Subject: Re: UUIDGEN in lisp
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004 22:21:07 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110002 (No Gnus v0.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

>> What is the difference between `raw-text-unix' and `binary'?  In which
>> cases should you use one or the other?
>
> I suggest to use raw-text-unix when doing I/O of random bytes that you
> don't want to be mangled.  no-conversion (binary is just its alias)
> once meant that the internal Mule representation was read and written
> to produce multibyte characters, so I suggest to avoid that to prevent
> confusion.

So you're saying that `raw-text-unix' and `binary' are completely
equivalent today, right?


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