[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: string-as-unibyte

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: string-as-unibyte
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 09:36:15 +0900
User-agent: SEMI/1.14.3 (Ushinoya) FLIM/1.14.2 (Yagi-Nishiguchi) APEL/10.2 Emacs/22.0.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) MULE/5.0 (SAKAKI)

In article <address@hidden>, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>>  If a multibyte string is given to mac-code-convert-string,
>>  and the string is made mutlibyte by string-to-multibyte from
>>  the raw-byte sequence (ex. inserting a file by raw-text in a
>>  mutlibyte buffer and extracting a string by
>>  buffer-substring), using Fstring_as_unibyte is correct.

> Indeed, but sadly so.  In order to make it clear that the multibyte string
> is expected to only contain single-byte chars (including eight-bit-* chars),
> a comment is in order.

I agree.

>>  Please note that we don't have Fstring_to_unibyte because it
>>  should work the same way as Fstring_as_unibyte.

> Actually no.  string-to-unibyte should signal an error if it encounters
> a non-ascii non-eight-bit-* char.

Ah, hmmm, you are right.  I remember to implement it in

Kenichi Handa

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]