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Re: case conversion by replace-match

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: case conversion by replace-match
Date: Mon, 19 May 2003 14:24:08 -0600
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Roland Winkler wrote:

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
replace-match only cares that the letters are upper case.
It does not know you intend them to stand for something else.

But then I would expect that "=E4" (umlaut-a) and "=F6" (umlaut-o)
should give rise to a case conversion, too. Or am I once again
missing something?

No, your expectation is reasonable.  But Emacs is inconsistent in how
non-letters in REGEXP are treated.

BTW, this inconsistency was not present in Emacs 19.34.

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