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Re: Wrong type argument: char-or-string-p


From: Henrik Enberg
Subject: Re: Wrong type argument: char-or-string-p
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 17:30:35 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Burton <address@hidden> writes:

>  (set mail-yank-prefix '>)
>
>  But it has no effect on the behavior of c-c c-y, except that it generates
> the error message "Wrong type argument: char-or-string-p."
>
>  What am I doing wrong?

You are setting the value to the symbol > istead of to a string.  try
">" instead.  You should also use `setq' instead of `set'.


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