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Re: inputting characters by hexadigit

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: inputting characters by hexadigit
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 14:00:46 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

>> Indeed, it's not valid any more.
>> It should probably try something like
>> (aref (decode-coding-string (unibyte-string char) locale-coding-system) 0)
>> instead, tho I'd argue that we should drop this feature and insert the
>> corresponding Unicode char instead (which would give the latin-1
>> equivalent as well).

> So is it ok to remove this code or it's better to comment it out?

You can comment it out.

> BTW, there are also warnings in the same function (and few other
> places):

>     In quoted-insert:
>     simple.el:685:22:Warning: `translation-table-for-input' is an obsolete
>         variable (as of Emacs 23.1).

> Could you tell what changes this requires?

None.  This is part of the code that provides the
translation-table-for-input feature, so the obsolescence of that feature
is not directly relevant (except for the fact that that code should
hopefully never be used and will disappear in the future).


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