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Re: split-string behavior change

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: split-string behavior change
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 14:27:08 +1300

 > IOW, we added an optional third arg, for which the non-nil value - not the
 > nil value, gives the same result as before. And using the same code as
 > before, with no third arg, now gives a different result (breaks).
 > That seems backward, to me. Why wasn't the polarity of the new OMIT-NULLS
 > arg reversed (and so called INCLUDE-NULLS)?
 > If this change was a mistake, so be it. But if it was conscious decision and
 > not a mistake, then I'm curious to know the reason for it.

Have you looked at the archives or tried googling with split-string and

The latter gives me


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