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Re: regexp problems the evil \[


From: Uwe Brauer
Subject: Re: regexp problems the evil \[
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:07:36 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> "hector" == hector  <address@hidden> writes:

   > On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:38:18AM +0100, Aurélien Aptel wrote:
   >> On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 11:11 PM, Uwe Brauer <address@hidden> wrote:
   >> > Wow six \ I gave up after five.
   >> 
   >> Yes, it's ridiculous, I personally think emacs lisp regexes are
   >> unusable once escapes are involved, especially interactively.

   > It's not so serious. Easy:

   >     escape        *2
   > text ---> regexp ---> lisp

   > \[         \\\[       \\\\\\[


But you must confess that it is a bit counter intuitive, no?




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