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Subject: [xsl] Re: [xquery-talk] backticks in regex - tales of the unexpected part II
From: Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 18:28:48 +0100

it and every other backtick in the dataset I am dealing with is a
mistyped quotation  mark.

Exhibit 1

Aisha`s Song but is supposed to be referring to
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1950067/

On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 6:20 PM, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> On 7 Apr 2014, at 17:07, Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> backticks match the \w regex class which does seem at odds with the
>> definition of that class.
>
>
> You might call it a backtick, and misuse it as a kind of quotation mark, but its proper Unicode name and intended semantics is "grave accent", and the \w category includes all non-spacing diacriticals.
>
> Michael Kay
> Saxonica


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