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Re: printing most-negative-fixnum fails

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: printing most-negative-fixnum fails
Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 22:03:49 +0900 (JST)
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In article <address@hidden>, Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:
> Even simpler idea: if the value will be printed in three basic
> representations (decimal, octal and hex), then to see a real character
> the user can type somewhere one of these numbers with a C-q prefix
> depending on the value of `read-quoted-char-radix'.

It's not easy (at least for me) to remeber 4 or more (hex)
numbers.  If we can ask user to do that, much more simpler
idea is to print only in decimal form and ask user to type
M-: (string DECIMAL) to see a real character.

Ken'ichi HANDA

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