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Re: spaces in isearch

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: spaces in isearch
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 11:39:20 -0700
User-agent: Mozilla Thunderbird 0.9 (X11/20041105)

Richard Stallman wrote:
    Since C-q in isearch mode is processed by isearch-quote-char,
    it could intercept SPC and insert [ ] into the search string.

I thought about that, but it would not work right in all contexts.
For instance, suppose you're inside a [...] grouping already.

It's true that you don't *need* to use C-q if you're inside a [...]
grouping already.  But using it there shouldn't cause wrong results.

Can't Emacs detect that it's inside a non-terminated [...] and do
the right thing in that context?

Kevin Rodgers

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