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Re: modern regexes in emacs

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: modern regexes in emacs
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 21:57:05 -0500

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If we add a regexp type, we would need to add several primitive
functions.  I estimate it would make the Emacs Lisp reference Manual
10 pages longer.  We would need a read syntax for them too.

Let's choose a solution which does not add a new data type.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (https://gnu.org, https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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