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Thu, 29 Nov 2012 20:31:01 +0100
>> It may not be totally irrelevant to note that search engines make
>> diacritic-agnostic search the default. And some Web browsers (Chrome
>> but not Firefox) do this for searches of a page they’re displaying.
> Another good point. Emacs has always made search case-insensitive by default
> (`case-fold-search' is t), presumably for the same reason.
> IMHO, it would be good for Emacs to handle this the same way it handles
> case-sensitivity: off by default, with a simple toggle to turn it on.
> `a' is no more the same as `A' than `è' is the same as `e'. But for many
> (most?) search purposes it is handy to be able to treat them the same.
Definitely it would be a nice feature. Classify similar characters in
groups, and provide the ability to do a group- or class-based search.
RE: diacritic-fold-search?, Doug Lewan, 2012/11/30
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