[Remind-Fans] Incremental upgrade of remind-conf-mode.el

Shelagh Manton shelagh.manton at gmail.com
Sun Oct 17 20:14:04 EDT 2010

On Sun, 17 Oct 2010 16:55:42 -0700
David Rogers <davidandrewrogers at gmail.com> wrote:

> * Shelagh Manton <shelagh.manton at gmail.com> [2010-10-17 22:52]:
> >Should it be customizable? Or should I just make it so either is
> >acceptable for highlighting. The former would be an interesting
> >exercise for me but might take longer, the second is just a matter of
> >working out a suitable regular expression and popping it in the right
> >place.
> >
> >
> >PS. I had a quick look at the ISO date format. It is quite complex.
> >Does remind need a regex that will cover all flavours of ISO dates or
> >just the obvious one of YYYY-MM-DD ?
> Speaking only for myself, I would expect the simple method of making
> both date formats highlight all the time, and I would think the
> obvious date format is what is really wanted, with the rest of the
> ISO standard being very much optional for this purpose.
> If I copy a line of Remind code from someone else, it may very well
> have the dates the other way, and think I would prefer to see those
> still highlighted, rather than having to choose one or the other.
Yes, I just did this. After I thought about it, it makes more sense to
just be as flexible as possible. 




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