Peter Odding wrote:
> Jürgen Krämer wrote:
>> why? AFAIU "\<Plug>" is equivalent to '<Plug>' and this is a valid pattern.
> Double quoted strings in Vimscript can contain "special keys" like \<CR>
> which define special key mappings, see :help expr-quote. You can try it
> :echo "\<Plug>"
> :echo '\<Plug>'
> What Bram is talking about is that the result of "\<Plug>" isn't a valid
> regular expression because of the embedded special key.
ah, yes, thank you. I had not thought about the special treatment of
"\<...>", because \<Plug> looked so 'un-key-ly'.
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