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Re: removing spaces from a string

From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: removing spaces from a string
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 21:30:03 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Peter Tury <address@hidden> writes:
> How to interpret ?\ ?  Where can I learn about this?

I assume in the elisp info documentation.

(info "(elisp)Character Type")

Note that ?\x interprets x specially,
while     ?x  interprets x literally.

It just happens that ?\   (? \ SPC) falls in the default case of ?\,
where its interpreted as space.  But ?\a is not ?a.

__Pascal Bourguignon__           

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