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Re: english names for symbolic SREs

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On 11/26/2013 5:27 PM, John Cowan wrote:
Michael Montague scripsit:

My opinion: SREs are a mutant love child of Scheme and Perl. To
understand them you need to understand Scheme and PCREs. You need to
remember what a bunch of characters like *+?= mean. Not fun. Too
much PCREs and not enough Scheme.
That's why we are adding, at your request, English names for all the
SRE patterns.

Please don't add English names for all the SRE patterns if I am the only one that thinks this is a good idea.