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diff --git a/NOTES b/NOTES
index fcb4e95..5d57e99 100644 (file)
--- a/NOTES
+++ b/NOTES
@@ -1,26 +1,30 @@
-&=                     =>      subdir
-&_                     =>      subdir_
-&/                     =>      subdir/
-&CAPS                  =>      subdir_CAPS     _ counts
-&lc                    =>      subdir/lc       _ counts
+&CAPS          =>      subdir_CAPS                     or TOP_CAPS
+&lc            =>      subdir/lc                       or lc
 
-&,= &,_ &,/ &,CAPS &,lc                prefixes $(top_srcdir)/subdir
-&;= &;_ &;/ &;CAPS &;lc                prefixes $(abs_top_srcdir)/subdir
+&_             =>      subdir_                         or TOP_
+&/             =>      subdir/                         or nothing
+&=_            =>      subdir                          or TOP
+&=/            =>      subdir                          or .
+&^             =>      $(top_srcdir)/subdir            or $(top_srcdir)
+&~             =>      $(abs_top_srcdir)/subdir        or $(abs_top_srcdir)
 
-&.                     =>      $(top_srcdir)
-&:                     =>      $(abs_top_srcdir)
+&&             =>      &&
+\&             =>      &
 
-& thing thing          =>      like &thing &thing (until EOL)
-                               (edits only `thing's which are CAPS or lc
-                               and follow a space)
+& thing thing... &     =>      each thing prefixed by &/ &^ &~ resp
+& ^ thing thing... &           each thing is any non-ws
+& ~ thing thing... &           & may be omitted before EOL or before \EOL
+                               other &'s not recognised
 
-&&                     =>      &
+CAPS is [A-Z][0-9_A-Z]*(?!\w)
+lc is [a-z][-+,0-9_a-z]*(?!\w)
 
-&! spc         disables & *until* EOL
+&!<spaces or tabs>     disables & *until* EOL (and disappears)
 
 &!STUFF                STUFF is recognised instead of & (beyond EOL)
-               STUFF is either all punct or all alphanum (incl _)
+               STUFF is either all ASCII punct or all ASCII alphanum (incl _)
                any lwsp after STUFF is discarded too
+
 eg notably
  STUFF!&               now & is recognised instead (ie back to normal)
  STUFFSTUFF    STUFF
@@ -32,3 +36,5 @@ eg
 &TARGETS[_things]              is handled specially
                                must be spelled precisely this way
                                if no _things, means _all
+
+Also, `all' is weird in that it is present even if not specified