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Re: Unquoted special characters in regexps

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Unquoted special characters in regexps
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 21:32:55 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

martin rudalics <address@hidden> writes:

>>>However, it does play a special role in the syntax of regexps,
>>>and it is not necessarily a bad thing for users to think of it
>>>as a special character.
>> There are more characters like this, ie. ':' and '-', which both play a
>> special role in character sets, but not elsewhere.
> My Emacs has
> (regexp-quote "]") => "\\]"
> (regexp-quote "-") => "-"
> (regexp-quote ":") => ":"
> I do like my Emacs.

Bugs can be fixed.


Andreas Schwab, SuSE Labs, address@hidden
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