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Re: [StrongED] Re: S & R query

In message <90dd40b856.harriet@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
          Harriet Bazley <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 9 Jan 2018 as I do recall,
>           Alan Adams  wrote:

>> According to the StrongHelp, \s is equivalent to \t\x0A. It is
>> described as whitespace characters, but I don't see how that
>> equivalence is for whitespace sharacters. To me it still looks liks
>> tab followed by linefeed.

> It doesn't mean tab *followed by* linefeed.  It's just a list of all the
> characters that are defined as whitespace, occurring in any order, singly or
> together.

The confusing thing is that elsewhere \t means tab. Here is means a 
list of characters, including those that wrap lines. This doesn't to 
me, fit the definition of whitespace.

I don't expect whitespace to wrap around line ends.

Alan Adams, from Northamptonshire

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