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Re: replace-regexp question


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: replace-regexp question
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 11:32:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Harald Hanche-Olsen <address@hidden> writes:

> + David Kastrup <address@hidden>:
>
> | The example in the Emacs manual is more amusing in my opinion, but
> | then I am biased.
> |
> |        For computing replacement strings for `\,', the `format' function is
> |     often useful (*note Formatting Strings: (elisp)Formatting Strings.).
> |     For example, to add consecutively numbered strings like `ABC00042' to
> |     columns 73 to 80 (unless they are already occupied), you can use
>
> Cute, but only understandable by old geezers who remember punch
> cards.  Ahh, the days of Real programmers.

You are biased.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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