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Re: Renaming some functions

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Renaming some functions
Date: Mon, 04 May 2020 01:11:10 -0400
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>   > Here's my first concrete renaming proposition:
>   >     multibyte-string-p  =>  string-multibyte-p
>   > Any objection?
> The actual behavior of the function is to return t if the argument is
> a multibyte string, nil for any other type.  The clear name for that
> is multibyte-string-p.
> string-multibyte-p implies a function that accepts only strings as arguments
> and returns t if the argument is multibyte.

AFAICT, it's only ever called with a string as argument (IOW its
behavior on non-strings is basically of no consequence), so both names
work as well from that point of view.


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