Basic Regular Expressions / Learn Vimscript the Hard Way:

Vim has four different "modes" of parsing regular expressions! The default mode requires a backslash before the character to make it mean "1 or more of the preceding character" instead of "a literal plus sign".

 I love VIm.  I really do.  My wrists and my carpel tunnels love VIm.  I have been led to believe I've donated to helping folk in Uganda via VIm.

This crazy VIm take on regexp stuff, I do not love.

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