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limits of regular expressions

From: Rainer Becker <r.becker@Nitro-Software.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2002 17:47:06 +0200
Message-ID: <819808E8E999D41196DA000102AF06CE0C63EB@SRV_KOM.NITRO>
To: "'xmlschema-dev@w3.org'" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Hallo NG,
If the task would be to represent an ISBN-number with a regex 
would you agree that this canīt be done sufficiently with the current
of XML Schema regexes, because the last digit is calculated?
Is it planned to do something like this, perhaps in the next version?
Provided that the first assumption is true, can you think of other "common"
that regexes canīt do yet?
Thank you
Received on Friday, 23 August 2002 11:42:15 UTC

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