Re: A versus A-thing & lookahead...

From: Mark Davis (
Date: Thu Aug 29 1996 - 06:27:06 EDT

> Sorting and double-click word selection, for instance. Global recognition
> for find-and-replace.
> ...
> No loss of processing efficiency?

Once again, I would refer you to my paper. Adding combining marks to
word selection does actually carry ZERO cost. For global search &
replace, the cost is the same or less than testing word boundaries, and
less than caseless comparisons; not something that people get up in arms


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