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Re: Fancy split - simple regexp problem

From: Tim Landscheidt
Subject: Re: Fancy split - simple regexp problem
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 12:50:06 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

Štěpán Němec <> 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.

As your opinion doesn't seem to be shared by the Emacs de-
velopers, I'd suggest filing a bug for Gnus (as well :-)).

  It shouldn't be too hard to fix if someone starts with
documenting it :-).


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