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Re: yes-or-no-p prompt conditionally broken in master?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: yes-or-no-p prompt conditionally broken in master?
Date: Fri, 04 Sep 2015 20:39:06 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden,  address@hidden,  address@hidden,  
> address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 04 Sep 2015 09:24:41 -0400
> > Any objections to removing yes-or-no-p (with a defalias for backward
> > compatibility, of course) and making y-or-n-p serve both duties,
> > controlled by some defcustom?
> I don't object to moving yes-or-no-p to Elisp and/or to share code
> between yes-or-no-p and y-or-n-p, but the default behavior of Emacs
> should still be that yes-or-no-p uses the minibuffer and requires the
> user to type something like `y e s RET' while y-or-n-p is satisfied with
> a simple `y' or `SPC'.

Of course.  That goes without saying.  There was no intent to make any
incompatible changes of behavior, just let users have an option to
easily replace the yes-or-no-p behavior with y-or-n-p one.

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