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Rename regex functions to use prefix re-

From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: Rename regex functions to use prefix re-
Date: Sat, 2 May 2020 01:25:22 +0200

Yuan Fu <address@hidden> writes:

> What about
> re-search-forward               re-search-forward
> re-search-backward              re-search-backward
> replace-regexp-in-string        re-replace-in-string
> replace-match                   re-replace-match
> string-match                    re-search-in-string
> match-string                    re-matched-string
> Or something along that line?

We could think about the exact renames, but already the above looks
like a big improvement to me.  I would definitely support regularizing
the regex functions to use the "re-" prefix.

Best regards,
Stefan Kangas

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