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Re: lax matching is not a great default behavior

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: lax matching is not a great default behavior
Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2015 09:29:27 +0100
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Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

> I realize that this would change the longstanding practice
> of having letter-case folding be default.  I think that
> choice made sense back when most programming languages and
> OS's did not have a letter-case difference.  But I don't
> think it is the best choice for the default behavior now.

Case folding makes a lot of sense when searching in plain text, as is
the case in this sentence when searching for "case".


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