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[Bug 1922] 'x' regex flag not entirely clear

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Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2005 15:29:53 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=1922


ashok.malhotra@oracle.com changed:

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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
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------- Additional Comments From ashok.malhotra@oracle.com  2005-09-27 15:29 -------
The WGs decided on 9/27 to accept the proposal below to fix this bug.

x: If present, whitespace characters in the regex are removed prior to matching
with one exception:  whitespace characters within character class expressions
(charClassExpr) are not removed. This can be used, for example, to break up long
regex' into readable lines.

Examples:
fn:matches("helloworld", "hello world", "x") returns true

fn:matches("helloworld", "hello[ ]world", "x") returns false

fn:matches("hello world", "hello\ sworld", "x") returns true

fn:matches("hello world", "hello world", "x") returns false
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