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Re: schema pattern matching (negate)

From: Bill de hÓra <dehora@eircom.net>
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2003 15:22:42 +0100
Message-ID: <3F019932.1050209@eircom.net>
To: Colin Mackenzie <colin@elecmc.com>
CC: xmlschema-dev@w3.org

Colin Mackenzie wrote:

> but what is required is that pattern does not begin with a whole string 
> e.g. "STR1234" and "STRxccc" are bad (because of STR) but "SAT1234" and 
> "CARxccc" are good (not beginning with STR).
>  
> I tried ^(STR) but this does not seem to work and
>  
> [^S][^T][^R]
>  
> does not allowe.g. "SAT"
>  
> Any ideas please?

You might be out of luck. Generally, you can't use a regular 
expression to negate strings.

Bill de hÓra
Received on Tuesday, 1 July 2003 10:26:39 GMT

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