Escaping the Filter command's wildcards

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto revolution at
Sat May 25 19:46:37 EDT 2013

At 6:30 PM -0700 5/22/2013, Peter Haworth wrote:
>I do find it strange that filter doesn't support full regexp syntax, seems
>like RunRev would have had to write special code instead of using standard
>regexp libraries which they use in other commands

It was never supposed to be a regex command at all. The wildcard 
syntax is different (it's what's used in Unix shells - that's where 
it came from).
jeanne a. e. devoto
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