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Re: Questions about isearch

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Questions about isearch
Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:46:07 +0200

> From: Rasmus <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:18:35 +0100
> Per Starbäck <address@hidden> writes:
> > * Why it is so important, now with the new search folding *
> >
> > For Scandinavians it is really important, because (with Swedish as
> > example) åäö are really totally their own letters in the Swedish
> > alphabet, regardless of their historic origin. To have a search for
> > "varpa" in a Swedish text find "värpa" or "varpå" would be just wrong.
> > It would give a strong impression of this being an American program
> > not meant to be used for Swedish.
> Still, imagine you are stuck in some environment where you do not have a
> Scando keyboard (or that you have to find a ’Øystein’ as a non-Scando).
> It may be useful to be useful to be able to search without having to
> access difficult letters (though the TeX input method solves most such
> issues for me).

Since there are various needs and situations, this is customizable,
both for the current-search and for future searches.  So I don't think
this is worth arguing about: Emacs gives you both alternatives.

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