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Re: trunk r117396: Do not allow out-of-range character position in Fcomp
Re: trunk r117396: Do not allow out-of-range character position in Fcompare_strings.
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:19:59 +0300
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On 06/25/2014 06:57 PM, Dmitry Antipov wrote:
May be I just misunderstood the development/release process as a whole,
but what "it's too late" means for the trunk?
Too late to changes APIs that have been in use for a long time, I suppose.
We don't have the behavior for aref, but we do have it for nth and
gethash and people frequently rely on this behavior.
Hm...lists are mutable - you can concatenate A and B (with setcdr)
and get changed A but not the copy of A + B. On the other side, I always
consider strings and vectors as "less mutable", which implies more strict
checking (as with aref and aset).
To avoid rehashing the same argument, here's the previous discussion:
I can check other external packages as well. Emacspeak?
You can look here, too: