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Re: Searching for command options in man pages (searching for a hyphen n
Re: Searching for command options in man pages (searching for a hyphen not represented by ASCII 2d)
Sun, 23 Feb 2003 00:48:18 +0200
> From: Kevin Rodgers <email@example.com>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 10:40:53 -0700
> > Not only that, but I think the unicode hyphen (-) is different from
> > the unicode dash (--). Bleh. So you have searching for <hyphen>b is
> > different than searching for <dash>backup.
> So we should bind "-" in isearch-mode-map like " " is bound: to a special
> command that searches for a regexp that matches these variations.
That's ridiculous: next we will bind each Latin-2 letter to a regexp
that matches both ISO-8859 and Unicode varieties. Then we do the
same with all the other Latin-n characters. Then we do that for
Greek, Hebrew, and whatsnot. Come on!
Isn't it easier to configure `man' to produce ASCII or Latin-1