Commit a2086338 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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parent 2a79b242
......@@ -1372,18 +1372,22 @@ Generic characters no longer exist.
In buffers and strings, characters are represented by UTF-8 byte
sequences in a multibyte buffer/string.
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The concept of a charset has changed. A single character may belong
to multiple charsets (e.g. a-grave, U+00E0, belongs to charsets
unicode, iso-8859-1, iso-8859-3, etc).
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*** The functions `split-char' and `make-char' now accept up to 4
positional codes instead of just 2.
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*** The functions `encode-char' and `decode-char' now accept any character sets.
*** The function `define-charset' now accepts a completely different
form of arguments (old-style arguments still work).
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*** The value of the function `char-charset' depends on the current
priorities of charsets.
......@@ -1403,6 +1407,7 @@ entries in that range of characters.
*** New functions:
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**** `characterp' returns t if and only if the argument is a character.
This replaces `char-valid-p', which is now obsolete.
......@@ -1410,10 +1415,13 @@ This replaces `char-valid-p', which is now obsolete.
**** `define-charset-alias' defines an alias of a charset.
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**** `set-charset-priority' sets priorities of charsets.
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**** `charset-priority-list' returns a prioritized list of charsets.
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**** `unibyte-string' makes a unibyte string from bytes.
**** `define-char-code-property' defines a character code property.
......@@ -1482,6 +1490,7 @@ robin rule can hold the original ASCII sequence as a char-code-property)
*** The new function `robin-use-package' starts using a Robin package
as an input method.
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*** The new function `string-to-unibyte' is like `string-as-unibyte'
but signals an error if STRING contains a non-ASCII, non-eight-bit
character.
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