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Re: `compare-strings' style question


From: tomas
Subject: Re: `compare-strings' style question
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 16:27:13 +0100
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On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 12:39:33PM +0100, David Kastrup wrote:
> address@hidden writes:
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > In Elisp, I'm trying to test whether a string is a prefix of another.

[...]

> >   (when (eq (compare-strings foo 0 5 bar 0 5) t)
> >     ...)
> >
> > which looks rather funny. My question: are there better idioms? Am I
> > barking up the wrong function?
> 
> (unless (numberp ...
> 
> or
> 
> (if (symbolp ...

Thanks. Still looks a bit funna, though :-)

- -- tomás
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