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bug#22248: gnus-article-mode omits apostrophe from isearch string


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#22248: gnus-article-mode omits apostrophe from isearch string
Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2016 16:48:01 +1100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.90 (gnu/linux)

Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:

> Trying to put an expression like (setq var 'foo) into the isearch ring
> by moving point at its beginning and typing C-s C-w C-w C-w ...
> doesn't add apostrophe in Gnus because gnus-article-mode modifies
> syntax of ' to whitespace:
>
>   (defvar gnus-article-mode-syntax-table
>     (let ((table (copy-syntax-table text-mode-syntax-table)))
>       ;; make M-. in article buffers work for `foo' strings
>       (modify-syntax-entry ?' " " table)
>       (modify-syntax-entry ?` " " table)
>
> and lax-whitespace search together with isearch-yank-word-or-char
> squeeze apostrophe in a sequence of space characters.
>
> One solution is to modify syntax of ' and ` in gnus-article-mode-syntax-table
> to syntax discussed in bug#22238, i.e. not whitespace and not part
> of a symbol, still allowing M-. in article buffers work for `foo' strings,
> and allowing isearch to search in other buffers the same string yanked
> to the search ring from Gnus.

Sounds good.  Could you supply a patch for doing that?

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