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RE: [External] : Re: Ugly regexps

From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: RE: [External] : Re: Ugly regexps
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2021 14:31:28 -0600

Drew Adams <drew.adams@oracle.com> writes:

>> To be fair, extended regular expressions are the regular expressions
>> flavor most commonly used in the contemporary world, recent/popular
>> programming languages, etc.
>> So for a lot of people this won't be +1 thing to learn.
> See my previous message.  It _will_ be a +1 to learn,
> in the context of Emacs, if people have to also learn
> the Elisp syntax anyway, for interactive use.

We could add an option to prefer ERE in interactive use.

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