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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2015 01:50:55 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: mask + external as filter, generic combinable filters

On 2015-09-18 01:39, Solar Designer wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2015 at 01:25:02AM +0200, magnum wrote:
>> On 2015-09-18 01:16, Solar Designer wrote:
>>> On Fri, Sep 18, 2015 at 01:06:11AM +0200, magnum wrote:
>>>> If you want a literal "?w" for whatever reason, you'll need to write it
>>>> as "\?\w".
>>> Wouldn't "??w" also work ("??" for literal "?", then "w")?
>> Perhaps before we dropped using rpp(?) but not anymore: The only escape
>> is backslash.
> Escape yes, but "?" is supposed to define a character class with only
> "?" in it, so it is supposed to be equivalent to literal "?".  I think
> other tools have that, so we should too.  And it's in wordlist rules.

That makes some sense, I'll look into that.


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