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bug#20806: 25.0.50; `string-match' is confused???


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#20806: 25.0.50; `string-match' is confused???
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:21:04 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Vaidheeswaran C <address@hidden> writes:

> Is an empty string a prefix of all strings or not? `string-match'
> should settle this matter first.

That question doesn't make sense.  The empty string has no special
significance for string-match.  It either matches the regexp or not.

Andreas.

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