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Nicholas Clark
Date:
May 1, 2006 14:39
Subject:
Re: MAD keys?
Message ID:
20060501213920.GQ45236@plum.flirble.org
On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 03:23:22PM -0500, Joshua ben Jore wrote:
> What are the values of mad_key and what do they mean? In grepping
> through the source I came up with the following but it might not be
> complete because there's no single place that defines them. I appended
> my guesses about what goes into each.
> 
> ^:	???
> R:	???
> _:	whitespace
> X:	some kind of word. Maybe it isn't quoted?
> =:	some kind of quoted thing.
> E:	regex match expression
> 
> q:	start quoted region
> Q:	end quoted region
> 
> z:	start regexp replacement marker
> Z:	end regexp replacement marker

I'm not sure if anyone other than Larry knows the answer.

Nicholas Clark

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