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Re: UUIDGEN in lisp


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: UUIDGEN in lisp
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004 22:08:05 +0200

> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> From: Jesper Harder <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004 19:45:37 +0100
> 
> What is the difference between `raw-text-unix' and `binary'?  In which
> cases should you use one or the other?

I suggest to use raw-text-unix when doing I/O of random bytes that you
don't want to be mangled.  no-conversion (binary is just its alias)
once meant that the internal Mule representation was read and written
to produce multibyte characters, so I suggest to avoid that to prevent
confusion.




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