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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 9ce1d38: Use curved quotes in core elisp diagno

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 9ce1d38: Use curved quotes in core elisp diagnostics
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:29:08 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:33:29 -0400
> > I'm not sure I understand: are you saying that it is fundamentally
> > wrong or unclean to have a syntax category for word-constituent
> > characters that cannot appear at word beginning or end?
> No, I think the key question is rather whether it's OK for characters
> like ' to have "w" as base syntax (which affects things like \<).

So you are saying we should have a separate syntax category for such
characters?  If so, won't that have the downside that many regexps
that currently just use \w will need to use \w\|\X (where X is the new
category) instead?

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