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Re: Interpretation of a space in regexp isearch?

From: Dani Moncayo
Subject: Re: Interpretation of a space in regexp isearch?
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 11:19:25 +0200

>>>> FWIW, I've long been of the opinion that this feature is exactly
>>>> backward.  The `search-whitespace-regexp' whitespace matching feature
>>>> should apply to ordinary incremental search, and it should *not* apply
>>>> to regexp incremental search.
>>> I think that would make more sense, too.
>> My opinion too.
> +1
> IMO, that feature is what the user usually wants in an ordinary search
> (regardless it's incremental or not; even if that search is part of a
> ordinary replace command).
> On the other and, in a rexexp search (or regexp search&replace) I
> think that the common case is the opposite: the user normally doesn't
> want that feature.
> So, what about making that feature optional for these two scenarios?
> ("off" by default in the regexp case and "on" by default in the normal
> case).

BTW, but #10885 would be solved with this proposal.

Dani Moncayo

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