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Re: cleaning up a big regexp


From: Joost Kremers
Subject: Re: cleaning up a big regexp
Date: 15 Sep 2014 11:18:44 GMT
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Tory S. Anderson wrote:
> Using gnus I have a growing regexp that represents the criteria for bulk 
> email and splits accordingly:

[...]

> Is there a way to clean this up to make it both more readable and more
> easily editable? It seems like keeping some kind of list would be the
> way to do it, instead of an ever-lengthening string.

There's the function `regexp-opt', which takes a list of strings and
returns a regular expression that will match any of those strings.
Perhaps you can use that?


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