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Re: why was iso-acc.el removed from master?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: why was iso-acc.el removed from master?
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2016 11:41:38 +0200

> From: Uwe Brauer <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2016 08:50:25 +0000
>    > What are you using it for?
> Two situations:
>     -  iso-accentuate: old latex files (latex 209) which contain either
>        naci'on or da"s which at that time worked (but today it does
>        not). So the easiest solution is to call iso-accentuate to
>        convert it to nación and daß.
>     -  iso-deaccentuate: given a huge list of Spanish family names which
>        contain ñ ó etc, and from which I want to generate directories.
>        So the easiest way for me to deal with it is to run
>        iso-deaccentuate (not iso-unaccentuate which would result in ~n).

If these are the only ones you need, it should be easy to have them
without all the rest of the baggage in iso-acc.el.

Btw, for the 2nd part above, doesn't sorting with string-collate-lessp
as the predicate solve the problem in a more clean manner?

Btw2, iso-acc.el was only removed from master, it still exists on the
emacs-25 branch.

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