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Re: [Nano-devel] searching for regexes containing ^ or $

From: alpha
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] searching for regexes containing ^ or $
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:24:20 -0600

On Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:40:27 -0400
Chris Allegretta <address@hidden> wrote:

> This sounds like something that would irritate me enough to implement
> a long option/rcfile option to be able to override the Pico behavior
> as it does seem strange.  I think I've run into it all of once or
> twice in 15 years.  Surely others have opinions here however; whether
> you were to add this once 2.5 opens is entirely up to you Benno, based
> I assume on who else chimes in and how passionately you feel about
> this behavior.

The current e+$ search and search/replace behavior is logical and \$+$ should 
do the same. A flag (rcfile or in-editor) to select the current 
begin-search-from-next-character or 
begin-search-from-character-after-current-match could be added for anyone who 
wants it to act like other editors.

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