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bug#25562: 25.1; isearch-forward-word first matches a non-word


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#25562: 25.1; isearch-forward-word first matches a non-word
Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:06:11 +0200

> From: Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2017 12:04:05 +0100
> Cc: address@hidden, Antoine Levitt <address@hidden>
> 
>   "In incremental symbol search, only the beginning of the search string
>   is required to match the beginning of a symbol."
> 
> but as it stands, the sentence is false - this is only true while still
> adding characters to the input.

"While still adding characters" is not a useful qualification in
incremental search, because the user has no means to tell Emacs when
this phase is over.  I think you meant to say "until the next C-s".





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