W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org > October to December 2000

Re: Regex comments

From: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2000 19:50:20 +0700
Message-ID: <3A2CE48C.BE5F2251@jclark.com>
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
> From: James Clark (jjc@jclark.com)
> Date: Tue, Dec 05 2000
> 
> which suggests that a character class subtraction looks like:
> 
>  [abc-[def]]
> 
> If this is right, it's deeply confusing that the description of \w uses
> an incompatible syntax: [...]-[...].  It is also a pretty bizarre
> feature: is this really necessary? I couldn't find any mention of it in
> the Regexp documentation I consulted.

I found it in UTR#18, so I withdraw this comment. (The comment about the
description of \w still stands.)

James
Received on Tuesday, 5 December 2000 07:52:14 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Sunday, 6 December 2009 18:12:49 GMT