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Re: Ignore patterns should not be case sensitive (usability)

From: Lorenz <lorenznl_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 06:37:40 +0000

Les Mikesell wrote:
>Karl Fogel wrote:
>> Plus a strategy that hasn't been discussed yet: using "/" as an escape
>> hatch, since "/" is meaningless in filename patterns (given that
>> Subversion and most platforms already reserve it as a path separator).
>> Agreed, and if we were still worried about compatibility, we'd just
>> start such meta-syntactic lines with "/", like
>> / option: case-insensitive
>> *.txt
>> *.obj
>> / option: case-sensitive
>> readme
>> ...or something along those lines.
>Perhaps a simple and slightly perlish:

I was to propose the same because it resembles 'normal' regex syntax,
and has the potential to switch to more sophisticated regex.

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