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Re: WRITE & linefeed

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: WRITE & linefeed
Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2011 22:37:33 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3 (gnu/linux)


On Wed 22 Jun 2011 23:49, Neil Jerram <address@hidden> writes:

> Ian Price <address@hidden> writes:
>> There's a small aesthetic issue that's been bothering me for a
>> while. Namely, newlines aren't treated like other escape sequences when
>> printed with WRITE.
>> scheme@(guile-user)> (write "\n")
>> "
>> "
> I agree, but I can imagine that there is a case for the current
> behaviour too, and it's nice to preserve back-compatibility.  Emacs has
> `print-escape-newlines', and I guess we need something like that here -
> an addition to `print-options'?

Good idea.  I implemented this, and will push by the time you get this
mail.  The default is to escape newlines.


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