Commit 749eecf5 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Default Coding Systems): Further clarification.

parent 90e357ae
......@@ -1123,12 +1123,11 @@ If @var{operation} is @code{insert-file-contents}, the argument
corresponding to the target may be a cons cell of the form
@code{(@var{filename} . @var{buffer})}). In that case, @var{filename}
is a file name to look up in @code{file-coding-system-alist}, and
@var{buffer} is a buffer will contain the file's contents (not yet
decoded). If the file's association in
@code{file-coding-system-alist} specifies a function to call, and that
function needs to examine the file's contents (as it usually does), it
should examine the contents of @var{buffer} instead of reading the
file.
@var{buffer} is a buffer that contains the file's contents (not yet
decoded). If @code{file-coding-system-alist} specifies a function to
call for this file, and that function needs to examine the file's
contents (as it usually does), it should examine the contents of
@var{buffer} instead of reading the file.
@end defun
@node Specifying Coding Systems
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