67663Re: Collection issue: backslash after dash
- Jan 7, 2013Am 04.01.2013 22:22, schrieb Gary Johnson:
> On 2013-01-04, martinwguy wrote:Yep, I meant the former.
>> On 4 January 2013 14:34, Andy Wokula wrote:
>>> Am 03.01.2013 09:51, schrieb martinwguy:
>>>>> Is it a bug that '\' after '-' in a collection is taken literally?
>>>> No, that's normal vi behaviour.
>>> The context is Vim, not Vi:
>>> :set nocp cpo&vim
>> Er, I thought vim was a reimplementation of vi.
> It is. To a point. See
> :help design-compatible
> :help vi-differences
>>>> \ is not special in a character range (it stands for itself) and to
>>>> include ] you need to specify it as the first character in the range.
>>> Even with set 'cp', `\]' is still special. See:
>>> :h cpo-\
>> Mmm, sorry, I don't know what :se cp/nocp is.
> :help 'cp'
>>> Do you actually use Vi?
>> Hum, it sounds like you're putting your fists up. Bad sign.
>> Yes, since 1982 for all my work. I am also the maintainer for another
>> vi clone, "xvi".
>> Is that enough for you?
> There are a couple of ways that question could be read. I think
> Andy meant it as, "Do you use vi and not Vim?", and I think you
> took it as, "Do you know how to use vi?"
Vim added the backslash for escaping within a collection, but it does so
inconsistently. This has nothing to do with Vi.
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