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Re: Improvements to `(emacs)File Variables'

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Improvements to `(emacs)File Variables'
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2004 18:55:58 -0500
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On Sun, Nov 14, 2004 at 06:46:59PM -0500, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > I think we should make the whole _concept_ of "unibyte" deprecated...
> At the user-level, yes that was pretty much my understanding as well, which
> is why the unibyte:t marker should be considered obsolete.
> At the elisp level, unibyte strings and buffers are still very handy
> to manipulate undecoded data (such as when talking to an NNTP server).
> I don't see any reason why this should ever be deprecated.

I think the lisp/C level are a complete mess also, but it's probably too
painful and too much work to fix it.

`There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
 Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.'

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