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Re: string-bytes and coding systems

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: string-bytes and coding systems
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2017 04:02:33 -0500
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>> When this text gets written to file it will also be encoded as
>> utf-8, ergo testing string lengths with `string-bytes' is going to
>> always produce the right results in the final file.
> I suggest to use filepos-to-bufferpos to find where to break text into
> lines.

BTW, filepos-to-bufferpos uses string-bytes (or equivalent data, with
the same caveat for raw bytes) for utf-8 buffers ;-)


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