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Re: modern regexes in emacs

From: Mattias Engdegård
Subject: Re: modern regexes in emacs
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:43:15 +0100

15 feb. 2019 kl. 19.36 skrev Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>:
> I proposed to have a separate set of functions that will accept PCRE
> syntax.  That would allow everyone to have what they want: you to use
> the "classic" regexps, and those who want PCRE to have that.  Where's
> the problem with that?

If I read the petitioners correctly, they want a global setting that permits 
them to type a(b|c) instead of a\(b\|c\) in isearch-forward-regexp and all 
other interactive commands. A separate set of functions would be to hand them a 
box of replacement transistors and some solder.

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