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Thu Jun 26 10:18:26 EDT 2008
On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 8:11 PM, <nick at hackermonkey.com> wrote:
> Quoting Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at gmail.com>:
>> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 5:37 PM, Sarah Elkins <sarah.elkins at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 16:46:08 -0400
>> >> From: Nick Danger <nick at hackermonkey.com>
>> >> Subject: Re: [Novalug] OT
>> >> Message-ID: <4862AE90.6070406 at hackermonkey.com>
>> >>> s/geek's/geeks/
>> >> Now THAT is a truly geeky thing to do. Correct your own grammar with a
>> >> reg-ex.
>> > Whereas I looked at it and said "ah, another vi user" (still geeky, of
>> > course) -- that's the sort of explanatory comment I put down when I'm
>> > fixing spelling on wiki pages. :-)
>> Yes, it's vi's (well, vim's) fault I use regex for that.
> My first instict was vim but doesn't the s/old/new/ notation work in more then
> just vi? I seem to recall it working with SOMETHING but then again, memories
> have been false before.
Yes, sed and perl also use that notation. That's almost all I can do
with sed, really. I'm sure there's more that does it.
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