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[Bug 11821] [FT] Thesaurus option FTRange

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Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2011 21:20:54 +0000
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--- Comment #8 from Paul J. Lucas <paul@lucasmail.org> 2011-02-07 21:20:53 UTC ---
The goal here (as far as I know) is NOT to do something for the benefit of the
specification.  It's to do something for the benefit of the language.

You could say this is just a semantic argument, but I don't consider allowing
expressions where previously only string literals were allowed is another
"feature": it's just making an existing feature more flexible.

While it's true that more tests might need to be written, such a change is
completely backwards compatible: all existing examples and tests would still be

As far as delaying the finalization of the recommendation: do you want it fast
or right?

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