Commit c8f6ec5c authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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Document string-prefix-p

* doc/lispref/strings.texi (Text Comparison): Mention string-prefix-p.
* etc/NEWS: Belated entry.
parent 0e85d2cf
2012-03-22 Glenn Morris <>
* strings.texi (Text Comparison): Mention string-prefix-p.
2012-03-21 Chong Yidong <>
* display.texi (The Echo Area): Add xref to Output Streams.
......@@ -508,6 +508,13 @@ are used.
@code{string-lessp} is another name for @code{string<}.
@end defun
@defun string-prefix-p string1 string2 &optional ignore-case
This function returns non-@code{nil} if @var{string1} is a prefix of
@var{string2}; i.e., if @var{string2} starts with @var{string1}. If
the optional argument @var{ignore-case} is non-@code{nil}, the
comparison ignores case differences.
@end defun
@defun compare-strings string1 start1 end1 string2 start2 end2 &optional ignore-case
This function compares the specified part of @var{string1} with the
specified part of @var{string2}. The specified part of @var{string1}
......@@ -1547,6 +1547,10 @@ from multiple input maps. You can use this to make a keymap that
inherits from multiple maps, eg:
(set-keymap-parent newmap (make-composed-keymap othermap parent))
** New function `string-prefix-p'.
(This was actually added in Emacs 23.2 but was not advertised at the time.)
** New reader macro ## that stands for the empty symbol.
This means that the empty symbol can now be read back. Also, #: by itself
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