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Re: [O] orgtbl-mode and markdown

From: Carsten Dominik
Subject: Re: [O] orgtbl-mode and markdown
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 09:01:53 +0100

On 18.12.2012, at 18:56, Achim Gratz <address@hidden> wrote:

> Carsten Dominik writes:
>> Well this is very safe - but if you have to assume that every elisp
>> command does change match data behind your back, you would have to
>> create a lot of extra code.
> Stefan Monnier advises the opposite (quote from
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.bugs/68688 ):
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
>> Okay.  On second though: it wouldn't be very useful to use the match
>> data set by these functions.  Why not save the match-data here once so
>> that no caller has to ever worry about it?  Is there a general policy
>> that this kinda thing shouldn't be done?
> Yes, the general policy is: all functions should be presumed to trash
> the match-data, except for a very few exceptions.
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

I am sure that Stefan would consider backward-delete-charater
such an exception, if you ask him directly.

- Carsten

> Regards,
> Achim.
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