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Re: rx.el sexp regexp syntax

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: rx.el sexp regexp syntax
Date: Tue, 29 May 2018 09:28:11 +0200

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>   > The main problem of RX is not lack of features, but verbosity which for
>   > me makes it disappointingly difficult to read (not always worse than
>   > string regexps, admittedly, but still).
> Can someone design a more brief format
> that is nonetheless more elegant and readable than rx format?

I thought that we werenʼt going to design yet-another-format. I find
rx quite readable. Itʼs a little verbose, but the advantage of not
having to deal with massive numbers of backslashes outweighs that for


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