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Re: Follow up on regular expressions in ITS 2.0

From: Norbert Lindenberg <w3@norbertlindenberg.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 15:02:56 -0800
Cc: Norbert Lindenberg <w3@norbertlindenberg.com>, public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org, www-international <www-international@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1765D74C-4C26-4508-8310-5B5F41B16C10@norbertlindenberg.com>
To: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Hi Felix,

Do you anticipate that uses of the Allowed Characters definition in ITS will need all the capabilities defined in the XML Schema specification, or is there a smaller subset that might be sufficient? From the ECMAScript perspective, the following capabilities in particular are neither supported now nor planned for ES6:
- character class subtraction
- character classes defined by Unicode categories
- character classes defined by Unicode blocks
- character classes defined by multi-character escapes \i, \I, \c, \C, \d, \D, \w, \W


On Nov 13, 2012, at 8:43 , Felix Sasaki wrote:

> Hi all (including i18n WG and MLW-LT WG),
> I had an action from our Lyon f2f discussion to follow up on the regular expression topic. I am doing this by sending a pointer to the i18n WG with this mail:
> http://www.w3.org/International/multilingualweb/lt/drafts/its20/its20.html#allowedchars
> Above link shows our current thinking about regular expressions for checking allowed characters. Comments welcome. We plan to move to last call in 2 1/2 weeks, so time is an issue - as usual.
> Best,
> Felix
> -- 
> Felix Sasaki
> DFKI / W3C Fellow
Received on Monday, 19 November 2012 23:03:28 UTC

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