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Re: email extraction in emacs


From: Mathias Dahl
Subject: Re: email extraction in emacs
Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2006 13:20:20 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.90 (windows-nt)

"B. T. Raven" <address@hidden> writes:

>> (defun blah ()
>>  (let (adresses)
>>   (while (search-forward-regexp "\\(REGEXP-MATCHING-EMAILS\\)" nil t)
>>    (setq addresses (append adresses (list (match-string 1)))))
>>   adresses)
>>

> This sort of works interactively, that is it finds most of them. Blah is
> missing a final parenthesis and I don't understand if addresses with 2 d's
> is outside the scope of the let or not. Anyway, it just returns a list of
> nils even if some email addresses are below the point of invocation in
> *scratch.

Yes, there were typos in the code. There should be only one variable,
`addresses'.

> address@hidden,4\}\b
>
> Maybe all of the backslashes have to be doubled.

If they are in a string, yes.


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