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Re: they never thought I would query-replace an uppercase


From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: they never thought I would query-replace an uppercase
Date: 04 Nov 2002 05:10:33 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

>>>>> "RMS" == Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

RMS> Do you think this is clear?
RMS> Matching is independent of case if `case-fold-search' is non-nil and
RMS> REGEXP has no uppercase letters.  Replacement transfers the case
RMS> pattern of the old text to the new text, if `case-replace' and
RMS> `case-fold-search' are non-nil and REGEXP has no uppercase letters.
RMS> \(Transferring the case pattern means that if the old text matched is
RMS> all caps, or capitalized, then its replacement is upcased or
RMS> capitalized.)

Perhaps.  However I pack a Limited Edition brain, so am not sure.
Another approach would be to just describe each affecting variable.
OK, over and out on this subject.
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