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Re: Confused by y-or-n-p

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: Confused by y-or-n-p
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 10:50:25 +0200
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>   > Its name should be consistent with another variable
>   > use-short-answers that could be used to replace
>   > yes-or-no-p with y-or-n-p.  These two should have names
>   > that preclude confusion between their meanings.
>   > Also use-short-answers could be used by the existing variable
>   > read-answer-short.
> That might be good, but needs working out the details.

Maybe also there is a need to add a separate option that
turns short y-or-n-p queries to long yes-or-no-p questions?

So when it's non-nil and y-or-n-p is called, it will redirect
the prompt to yes-or-no-p to ask a long yes-or-no question.

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