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Re: ?\_ patch


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: ?\_ patch
Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2003 11:40:27 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090014 (Oort Gnus v0.14) Emacs/21.3.50 (ia64-suse-linux)

Kenichi Handa <address@hidden> writes:

|> In article <address@hidden>, Luc Teirlinck <address@hidden> writes:
|> > I now lean toward the original solution of using ?\s.
|> 
|> I've just found that (eq 's '\s) => t.
|> 
|> But, as (eq 'e '\e) is also t, this is not a problem,
|> perhaps.

Symbols and characters have quite different quoting rules.  In symbols,
the backslash is always ignored except to make it syntactically different
from a number.

Andreas.

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