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Re: Fancy split - simple regexp problem

From: Štěpán Němec
Subject: Re: Fancy split - simple regexp problem
Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2011 11:22:52 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, 06 Oct 2011 07:05:56 +0200
Tim Landscheidt wrote:

> Nothing, I think :-). I personally don't use fancy split-
> ting, but a deeper look at (at least Gnus 5.13's) code seems
> to locate the culprit in Emacs' *backward* regular expres-
> sion "non-greedity": Position point at the end of
> "bugzilla.gdm", C-u C-r "\w+" - et voilà, only one character
> is matched.

That's not "non-greedity", that's brokenness IMO. Reported as GNU Emacs
bug #9681.


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