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Re: Unquoted special characters in regexps

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Unquoted special characters in regexps
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 18:56:16 +0100
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martin rudalics <address@hidden> writes:

>> It is part of it, just like the leading '['.
> As a consequence, in your model "[" is a valid regexp too.

Where did I write that?  Please expand.

>> This is wrong.  Outside of a character set ']' has no special meaning
>> whatsoever, independent of the context.
> On a similar footing you can say that `*' has no special meaning unless
> it's preceded by a character.

Why do you think I would  say that?  Please expand.

> Please fix it.

You are free to contribute patches.


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