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Re: diacritic-fold-search?

From: Dani Moncayo
Subject: Re: diacritic-fold-search?
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 20:31:01 +0100

>> It may not be totally irrelevant to note that search engines make
>> diacritic-agnostic search the default.  And some Web browsers (Chrome
>> but not Firefox) do this for searches of a page they’re displaying.
> Another good point.  Emacs has always made search case-insensitive by default
> (`case-fold-search' is t), presumably for the same reason.
> IMHO, it would be good for Emacs to handle this the same way it handles
> case-sensitivity: off by default, with a simple toggle to turn it on.
> `a' is no more the same as `A' than `è' is the same as `e'.  But for many
> (most?) search purposes it is handy to be able to treat them the same.


Definitely it would be a nice feature.  Classify similar characters in
groups, and provide the ability to do a group- or class-based search.

Dani Moncayo

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