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Re: [Pan-users] ANN: Pan 0.13.92 - "She said that MY DEAD CAT WASSTUPID.

From: Paul Hudson
Subject: Re: [Pan-users] ANN: Pan 0.13.92 - "She said that MY DEAD CAT WASSTUPID."
Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2003 12:47:11 -0000

Charles Kerr wrote:
>> Bug: How do I enter a escape-sequence into a score file? Entering \b
>> (for word boundary) goes into the score file as \\b . I think this
>> is an error. Hand editing the score file to \b means the score works
>> as expected.
> At a guess, you're talking about escape sequences in the entry fields
> in the "add a score" dialog.  You need to select "matches regular
> expression" or "does not match regular expression", then the entry
> fields will keep
> your exact string.
> All other match types ("starts with", "contains", etc) assume a
> literal substring, so they're escaped before being placed in the
> scorefile, which
> by slrn/XNews definition needs regular expression strings.

Ah. OK. I didn't look carefully enough, being too used to the default in
Xnews ("matches").

I do think that "matches" is the right default, though :)

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