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Changes to grep/manual/html_node/grep-Programs.html,v

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Changes to grep/manual/html_node/grep-Programs.html,v
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2018 01:24:25 -0500 (EST)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/grep
Module name:    grep
Changes by:     Jim Meyering <meyering> 18/12/30 01:24:22

Index: html_node/grep-Programs.html
RCS file: /webcvs/grep/grep/manual/html_node/grep-Programs.html,v
retrieving revision 1.28
retrieving revision 1.29
diff -u -b -r1.28 -r1.29
--- html_node/grep-Programs.html        10 Feb 2017 04:43:38 -0000      1.28
+++ html_node/grep-Programs.html        30 Dec 2018 06:24:22 -0000      1.29
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 <!-- This manual is for grep, a pattern matching engine.
-Copyright (C) 1999-2002, 2005, 2008-2017 Free Software Foundation,
+Copyright (C) 1999-2002, 2005, 2008-2018 Free Software Foundation,
 Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
@@ -11,16 +11,16 @@
 Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover
 Texts.  A copy of the license is included in the section entitled
 "GNU Free Documentation License". -->
-<!-- Created by GNU Texinfo 6.3, -->
+<!-- Created by GNU Texinfo 6.5, -->
-<title>GNU Grep 3.0: grep Programs</title>
+<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
+<title>grep Programs (GNU Grep 3.3)</title>
-<meta name="description" content="GNU Grep 3.0: grep Programs">
-<meta name="keywords" content="GNU Grep 3.0: grep Programs">
+<meta name="description" content="grep Programs (GNU Grep 3.3)">
+<meta name="keywords" content="grep Programs (GNU Grep 3.3)">
 <meta name="resource-type" content="document">
 <meta name="distribution" content="global">
 <meta name="Generator" content="makeinfo">
-<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
 <link href="index.html#Top" rel="start" title="Top">
 <link href="Index.html#Index" rel="index" title="Index">
 <link href="index.html#SEC_Contents" rel="contents" title="Table of Contents">
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@
 <a name="index-variants-of-grep"></a>
 <p><code>grep</code> searches the named input files
-for lines containing a match to the given pattern.
+for lines containing a match to the given patterns.
 By default, <code>grep</code> prints the matching lines.
 A file named <samp>-</samp> stands for standard input.
 If no input is specified, <code>grep</code> searches the working
@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@
 <dd><a name="index-_002dG"></a>
 <a name="index-_002d_002dbasic_002dregexp"></a>
 <a name="index-matching-basic-regular-expressions"></a>
-<p>Interpret the pattern as a basic regular expression (BRE).
+<p>Interpret patterns as basic regular expressions (BREs).
 This is the default.
@@ -96,7 +96,7 @@
 <dd><a name="index-_002dE"></a>
 <a name="index-_002d_002dextended_002dregexp"></a>
 <a name="index-matching-extended-regular-expressions"></a>
-<p>Interpret the pattern as an extended regular expression (ERE).
+<p>Interpret patterns as extended regular expressions (EREs).
 (<samp>-E</samp> is specified by POSIX.)
@@ -105,8 +105,7 @@
 <dd><a name="index-_002dF"></a>
 <a name="index-_002d_002dfixed_002dstrings"></a>
 <a name="index-matching-fixed-strings"></a>
-<p>Interpret the pattern as a list of fixed strings (instead of regular
-expressions), separated by newlines, any of which is to be matched.
+<p>Interpret patterns as fixed strings, not regular expressions.
 (<samp>-F</samp> is specified by POSIX.)
@@ -115,9 +114,9 @@
 <dd><a name="index-_002dP"></a>
 <a name="index-_002d_002dperl_002dregexp"></a>
 <a name="index-matching-Perl_002dcompatible-regular-expressions"></a>
-<p>Interpret the pattern as a Perl-compatible regular expression (PCRE).
-This is highly experimental, particularly when combined with
-the <samp>-z</samp> (<samp>--null-data</samp>) option, and
+<p>Interpret patterns as Perl-compatible regular expressions (PCREs).
+PCRE support is here to stay, but consider this option experimental when
+combined with the <samp>-z</samp> (<samp>--null-data</samp>) option, and note 
 &lsquo;<samp>grep&nbsp;-P</samp>&rsquo; may warn of unimplemented features.
 See <a href="Other-Options.html#Other-Options">Other Options</a>.

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