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Subject: Re: [xsl] xslt regex exclude string from variable used
From: Wolfgang Laun <wolfgang.laun@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 11:25:56 +0200

AFAIK, look ahead/behind is not in the XML Schema definition of
regular expressions.

In this particular regex, however, you might create the desired effect
by preceding the expression E with this alternative:

  (example1[^\s&#160;0-9]|E)

-W

On 13/06/2013, Szabo, Patrick (LNG-VIE) <patrick.szabo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm using the following regex in analyze-string in xslt 2.0 and saxon 9.
>
> (&journal_abbrevs;)[\s&#160;]*([0-9]{{4}})[,][\s&#160;][S]?[\.]?[\s&#160;]?([0-9]{{1,4}})([\s&#160;][(][0-9]{{1,4}}[)])?
>
> &journal_abbrevs; looks like "example1| example2| example3|..."
>
> What I want to do now is exclude a certain string (e.g. example1) from
> &journal_abbrevs for this specific regex.
> I found the keyword negative look ahead but I can't get it to work.
>
> Any help would be much appreciated.
>
> cheers
>
>
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