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Re: Info-search-whitespace

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Info-search-whitespace
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2004 21:41:57 +0100
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Huh!?  The \(?:..\) is actually both useless and harmful here
>     and should be removed (if possible).
> It isn't useless, since it prevents confusion of back-references to
> explicit groups.

He said removed, not replaced by an explicit group.  The shy group
encloses a single item and thus is completely redundant.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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