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Re: find-file-noselect needs save-match-data

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: find-file-noselect needs save-match-data
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2007 19:45:19 +0300
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> Bob Rogers <address@hidden> writes:
>> The only possible use for a "string-match" that doesn't set the match
>> data is the boolean return value, right?  So how about "string-match-p"?
> Er, no.  string-match returns the index of the match (or nil for no match),
> which is actually quite useful.

Since it returns the value of (match-beginning 0), how about the name
`string-match-0'?  It is short, and zero has additional mnemonic that
no data is set by this function.

Juri Linkov

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