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bug #9494: Please rename replace-in-string to something else

Submitted by:  Jonathan G. Underwood <jgu>
Submitted on:  Thu 12 Jul 2007 09:34:11 PM UTC  
Votes:  100  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: Open

Wed 31 Oct 2007 03:56:27 PM UTC, comment #2:

This creates a conflict also with emacs-jabber 0.7.1:

error in process filter: jabber-replace-in-string: Wrong number of arguments: (lambda (target old new) (replace-regexp-in-string old new target)), 4
error in process filter: Wrong number of arguments: (lambda (target old new) (replace-regexp-in-string old new target)), 4

So please rename replace-in-string to color-theme-replace-in-string

Daniel Clemente <clemente>
Fri 27 Jul 2007 04:21:50 PM UTC, comment #1:

See also bug #8821.
But renaming „replace-in-string“ to „color-theme-replace-in-string“ is also a solution.

Daniel Clemente <clemente>
Thu 12 Jul 2007 09:34:11 PM UTC, original submission:


Recently the function replace-in-string caused a bug when Muse mode for Emacs 3.03 was installed. The reason was, since replace-in-string is defined in Xemacs but not GNU Emacs, Muse was testing for replace-in-string, and using it if it was defined. Because the color-theme definition of replace-in-string does not take the same number of arguments as the XEmacs definitions, problems then occurred. It would be nice if color-theme would use its own name space for function definitions. Please could you rename replace-in-string to color-theme-replace-in-string to prevent others running into this issue in the future.


Jonathan G. Underwood <jgu>


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