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Re: Emacs regexp scan (Sep 29)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs regexp scan (Sep 29)
Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2019 19:02:30 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: Mattias EngdegÄrd <address@hidden>,
>   address@hidden,
>   address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2019 11:16:04 -0400
> > In general, I'd rather we didn't flag valid constructs if we can, as
> > doing that is an annoyance for programmers.  In particular, I find
> > nothing wrong with "*.^", and I find "\\*.\\^" harder to read.
> It's more error prone, e.g. if you later concat some prefix to the regexp.

No one says such concatenation will ever happen.  Besides, any change
requires one to make sure the result is valid anyway.

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