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Re: Using empty_string as the only "" string

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Using empty_string as the only "" string
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 20:11:33 +0200
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"Juanma Barranquero" <address@hidden> writes:

> With your patch, (eq "" "") => t
> So:
> ELISP> (eq (substring "ab" 0) (substring "ab" 0))
> nil
> ELISP> (eq (substring "ab" 1) (substring "ab" 1))
> nil
> ELISP> (eq (substring "ab" 2) (substring "ab" 2))
> t
> That doesn't seem a nice behaviour.

I see nothing wrong with that.  If you want to compare strings you have to
use equal or string-equal anyway.


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