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bug#13082: 24.3.50; Enhancement request: let `compare-strings', like `st


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#13082: 24.3.50; Enhancement request: let `compare-strings', like `string-lessp', accept symbols
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:35:56 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> Not important, but why not let `compare-strings', like `string-lessp',
> accept a symbol for either of its string parameters?

I think that makes sense.  There's no ambiguity here, and I like being
able to use symbols more without converting.  (Kinda Common Lisp-ish,
but don't tell anyone!  Shh!)

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