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Re: vi vs. nvi

David Laight <> writes:

> Also I added the 'matchchars' option to vi in order to remove '<' and '>'
> from the characters matched by '%'.
> Historically only "()[]{}" were matched by '%' although "<>" might be
> useful in some languages, they are not in C.
> In particular I often (yes often!) type c% at the start of xx->yy(zz)
> and the '>' needs to be ignored.

Hm, looks like an e-mail I sent you got lost: I told you I would put
this feature back as soon as I can. Sven told me he's unlikely to
accept it but will think about it when he sees a patch.


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