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Re: Scan of regexps in Emacs (March 17)

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: Scan of regexps in Emacs (March 17)
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:10:39 -0700
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On 3/20/19 3:59 PM, Drew Adams wrote:
> *Should* is a weasel word that should (!) generally
> be avoided

2 points for the meta-"should" in your comment.

As the Emacs documentation currently has thousands of occurrences of
"should", it sounds like we don't generally follow the guideline you're

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