[ESS] elisp problems (was Re: feature request: look more places for R on windows [code]) [solved]

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Fri Apr 19 00:10:37 CEST 2013

On 04/18/2013 04:48 PM, Ross Boylan wrote:
> Bizarrely, neither [:space:] nor [:blank:] seems to match \t, e.g.,
> (string-match "^.*REG_SZ[:blank:]*\\([^ ].*\\) *" tlong) does not match.

Hi Ross:

The emacs docs say otherwise...
‘[:blank:]’ This matches space and tab only.
‘[:space:]’ This matches any character that has whitespace syntax


Maybe it is a bug.

Rodney Sparapani, PhD  Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research
Sr. Biostatistician               http://www.mcw.edu/pcor
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