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Re: RFC: [PATCH] isearch enhancements: symbol mode; syntactic filtering

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: RFC: [PATCH] isearch enhancements: symbol mode; syntactic filtering
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2011 16:53:43 +0200

On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 16:20, Daniel Colascione
<address@hidden> wrote:
> New features
> ------------
> - Syntactic filtering: control whether to match in comments, strings, and
> normal text.
> - Symbol search: like word search, but looks only at symbol boundaries
> - One ring: optionally share a search ring between normal and regular
> expression searches. The additional history storage described below allows
> this mode to work reliably.
> Bugfixes
> --------
> - After an isearch settings change, we refresh the state stored at the to of
> the stack. This way, we don't lose track of settings after adding characters
> to the search string and removing them again.
> The patch also changes some behavior:
> - With the patch, we store isearch state in the history ring alongside the
> actual search strings.  This information allows us to exactly recreate
> searches when we pull them from history.
> Other behavior changes
> ----------------------
> - Case sensitivity is now displayed alongside other isearch settings in the
> isearch prompt.  Previously, the only indication we gave of case sensitivity
> was a fleeing message displayed briefly each time the user toggled the
> setting.
> - isearch no longer prints "pending". I don't see why this message would be
> useful.


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