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From: Rob Stewart (stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-19 11:24:34

From: "John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]>
> > Not sure what to do about "\\<" and "\\>", though.
> Sigh, yes it's a legacy from BSD style expressions, and probably shouldn't
> be enabled for Perl style expressions, they're just so useful though, and
> more efficient and precise than \b.

They are most definitely handy. I used them regularly with grep
and vi (usually viper mode in emacs, but still). xpressive could
include them as an extension, right?

Rob Stewart                           stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer           
Susquehanna International Group, LLP  using std::disclaimer;

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