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Re: byte-to-string

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: byte-to-string
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 12:28:01 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> What's the purpose of the new byte-to-string function?  I'm trying to
> document it, but the docstring is uninformative about what it can be
> used for.

IIUC it's the equivalent of unibyte-string (i.e. it interprets its
128-255 arguments as bytes rather than latin-1 chars).

> Also, if the integer argument is supposed to be a byte, shouldn't it be
> error to give it something larger than 255?

I think so, yes.


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