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bug#34301: Unable to make underscore part of a word everywhere


From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: bug#34301: Unable to make underscore part of a word everywhere
Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 14:07:44 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1.92 (windows-nt)

Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:

> Konstantin Kharlamov <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> By default the underscore "_" symbol is not being counted as part of a
>> word, even though I have never met a language where it's a separate
>> entity.
>
> In natural languages it's usually not word-consistent.
>
>> This means e.g. that upon opening a file one is never being
>> able to "search for word_wth_underscores under cursor", unless they
>> modify current table.
>
> Any programming language mode sets _ to be part of words, surely?  If
> not that's a bug in that mode?  What modes do you see this in?

Most languages give '_' symbol, not word, syntax.  Looking at the linked
SE thread, this sounds more like a problem with evil though, apparently
it's difficult to search for a symbol?






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