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Re: why not just use C /* ... */ ?

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Tom Christiansen
August 22, 2000 14:11
Re: why not just use C /* ... */ ?
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>Yes, but they are ever so slightly burdensome to use for very large blocks
>of text. 

I've never understood that.

    :/foo/,/bar/s/^/##XXX## /

does it for me.  There are doubtless infinite variations on the same.


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