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bug#8935: 24.0.50; `substitute-command-keys' doc


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#8935: 24.0.50; `substitute-command-keys' doc
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 19:28:18 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> What is true is that \ by itself (not followed by [, =, etc.) does not
> _NEED_ to be escaped.  But it is certainly true that \= escapes \,
> whether it needs to in any given context (e.g. \[) or not (e.g. \
> abc).  If it escapes a \ that does not need escaping, the effect is a
> no-op.

Uhm.  Now I'm even more confused.

"\=\e" will print as "\e"?  Right?  So it's not a noop, and the fix I
applied was correct.

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