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

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: `aset` on strings, changing the size in bytes
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:48:52 -0400

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  > (let ((new-s (aset s idx newchar)))
  >   (when (stringp new-s)
  >     (setq s new-s)))

This does not work.  aset does not return the string.
It returns the character that was stored.

Changing the code to use my proposed srep is simpler
than changing it to do this.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (https://gnu.org, https://fsf.org)
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