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Re: `aset` on strings, changing the size in bytes

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: `aset` on strings, changing the size in bytes
Date: Sat, 08 Sep 2018 09:34:53 +0300

> From: "John Wiegley" <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:41:04 -0700
> Cc: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>,
>       Johan Bockgård <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> >>>>> "PE" == Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:
> PE> Cool! That means we can do Stefan's request simply by reverting Kenichi
> PE> Handa's patch that introduced the ability to change the byte length of a
> PE> string (commit 3c9de1afcde82a99137721436c822059cce79b5b dated 2000-07-21
> PE> 06:45:30 UTC), since that patch made the code explicitly disagree with the
> PE> documentation. Though this leaves open the question of why Handa made that
> PE> change in the first place.
> I'd like to hear Handa's rationale, but otherwise am +1 for reverting.

Won't work without CC'ing Handa-san ;-)

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