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RE: Online validator: '[', ']', and '-' freely accepted in patterns

From: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2007 22:20:09 -0000
To: "'Dave Evans'" <dme@sirius-software.com>
Message-ID: <024001c7343c$533b5d30$6401a8c0@turtle>

> By the way, do you know where I can look to find a list of 
> processors which at least claim to be conformant? 

Well, as posted on this list last Friday, Saxon-SA is the first and so far
the only processor to report results against all the tests in the new test
suite published in November 2006. Hopefully others will follow so that a
more detailed picture of conformance can be built up. But regular expression
handling appears to be by far the weakest area of the test suite (and it
wouldn't surprise me if it turned out to be the area in which otherwise
excellent processors fall short: though that's conjecture).

Michael Kay
Received on Tuesday, 9 January 2007 22:20:33 UTC

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