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On Structural Regexes – the theory behind multi-editing (lubutu.com)
30 points by lubutu on Apr 10, 2012 | hide | past | web | favorite | 2 comments

The e text editor implements a modern version of structural regexes. There is a blog post about it here: http://e-texteditor.com/blog/2010/beyond-vi

It is actually really cool how you can interactively move into regexes and refine your searches. I wonder why no other editor (as far as I know) have implemented something similar.

Wow, this is the first I've heard of this, thanks!

I take it from that blog post they don't have equivalents to the commands [XYGV!] I talked about, in e? Still, awesome stuff.

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