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Re: Loading an output from prin1 (savehist bug).

From: Michaël Cadilhac
Subject: Re: Loading an output from prin1 (savehist bug).
Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 13:40:48 +0200
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     >   If some code output command-history with prin1 then try to load it
>     >   back, the # things will cause parse errors.
> We can't alter that.  I see a few possible solutions:
> 1. Don't put markers into arguments to interactive commands,
> except thru the specific functions (point), (mark), etc.,
> which go into command-history as calls to those functions.
> 2. Fix programs such as bbdb-create and savehist to find
> such markers and replace them with nil.
> 3. Create a more general mechanism for commands to specify
> how to record calls to them in command-history.
> Solution #1 seems simplest; is there any reason why you need to put
> these markers in args to commands?

I don't have one ; that was just because bbdb seems to do.

Does this restriction have to be put in the coding style section of
the manual?

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