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bug#12270: 24.1.50; (elisp) Syntax Descriptors: "second character, if pr

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#12270: 24.1.50; (elisp) Syntax Descriptors: "second character, if present"
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2012 00:34:57 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> This text does not seem correct to me.  At least it seems unclear.
>  "The first character in a syntax descriptor must be a syntax class
>   designator character.  The second character, if present, specifies a
>   matching character (e.g. in Lisp, the matching character for `(' is
>   `)'); a space specifies that there is no matching character."
> How can the second char be absent if the third char is present?

Which third character?


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