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Re: what is the point of point-min?


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: what is the point of point-min?
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2003 06:58:09 -0400

> From: Stainless Steel Rat <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2003 01:52:47 -0400
> 
> There are many such little not quite identicalities between FSF GNU Emacs
> and XEmacs.  One of my personal favories (ugh) is how they both handle the
> no-conversion coding system.  FSF and X do different things, neither of
> which are in fact no conversion (at least, that was the case last time I
> did anything along those lines).

IIRC, with GNU Emacs 21.x, no-conversion does no conversions at all if
you read the text into a unibyte buffer.  (That's the only case where
it's possible to avoid any conversions without grave consequences such
as byte-combining dread.)  I don't know if that is what you want.




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