Commit fbbd6e46 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(ispell-dictionary-alist): Doc fix.

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NOT-CASECHARS is the opposite regexp of CASECHARS. NOT-CASECHARS is the opposite regexp of CASECHARS.
OTHERCHARS is a regular expression of other characters that are valid OTHERCHARS are characters in the NOT-CASECHARS set but which can be used to
in word constructs. Otherchars cannot be adjacent to each other in a construct words in some special way. If OTHERCHARS characters follow and
word, nor can they begin or end a word. This implies we can't check precede characters from CASECHARS, they are parsed as part of a word,
\"Stevens'\" as a correct possessive and other correct formations. otherwise they become word-breaks. As an example in English, assume the
set ['] (as a regular expression) for OTHERCHARS. Then \"they're\" and
\"Steven's\" are parsed as single words including the \"'\" character, but
\"Stevens'\" does not include the quote character as part of the word.
If you want OTHERCHARS to be empty, use nil.
Hint: regexp syntax requires the hyphen to be declared first here. Hint: regexp syntax requires the hyphen to be declared first here.
MANY-OTHERCHARS-P is non-nil if many otherchars are to be allowed in a MANY-OTHERCHARS-P is non-nil when multiple OTHERCHARS are allowed in a word.
word instead of only one. Otherwise only a single OTHERCHARS character is allowed to be part of any
single word.
ISPELL-ARGS is a list of additional arguments passed to the ispell ISPELL-ARGS is a list of additional arguments passed to the ispell
subprocess. subprocess.
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