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Re: [xsl] Re: [xquery-talk] backticks in regex - tales of the unexpected part II


Subject: Re: [xsl] Re: [xquery-talk] backticks in regex - tales of the unexpected part II
From: Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 20:53:34 +0100

Ihe Onwuka ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx

Apr 7 (1 day ago)
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backticks match the \w regex class which does seem at odds with the
definition of that class.

Ihe Onwuka ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx

Apr 7 (1 day ago)
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to put that another way why is a backtick (matches \w) deemed more
wordy than a quote which doesn't match \w.

On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 8:42 PM, Wolfgang Laun <wolfgang.laun@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Which question?
>
> On 8 April 2014 20:10, Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 7:01 PM, Wolfgang Laun <wolfgang.laun@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>>> If you have a dataset constantly
>>> misusing some character, fix it with some simple tool, but don't blame
>>> clean SW.
>>>
>>
>> Come on Wolfgang, you can fix it (which I did with Vim ages ago) and
>> still ask the question can't you?


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