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Re: string-match bug?

From: Colin S. Miller
Subject: Re: string-match bug?
Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2009 15:08:38 +0000
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Andreas Roehler wrote:

is this a bug?

(string-match "" "foo") => 0

that is checking if the empty string can be found somewhere in the string "foo",
which always matches at offset 0.

If you want to check if "foo" IS the empty string then do
(string-match "^$" "foo")

Colin S. Miller

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