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Re: Renaming some functions

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Renaming some functions
Date: Mon, 04 May 2020 13:37:49 -0400
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>> >>     multibyte-string-p  =>  string-multibyte-p
>> >>
>> >> Any objection?
>> >
>> > We are not renaming anything, we are discussing aliases that could
>> > make discoverability easier.
>> Yes, and a general discussion is pointless (because I'm not interested
>> in a general renaming.  Only in a few specific ones).  Hence this specific
>> proposition which should be considered in isolation.
> You want to actually rename this?


> Then you know the drill: leave the old name as an obsolete alias, wait
> for 10 years, then remove the alias.


> However, based on what Richard wrote, maybe we should have both of
> these functions ;-)

That would be worse than the status quo.


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