[sc34wg3] TMCL issue: regex?

Lars Marius Garshol larsga at garshol.priv.no
Sat Nov 7 09:01:17 EST 2009

* Patrick Durusau
> We say:
>> A string /s/ matches a regular expression /r/ if the string is a  
>> member of the set of strings |L(r)| denoted by /r/ as defined in / 
>> [XML Schema-2 <http://www.isotopicmaps.org/tmcl/tmcl.html#XSD2>]/.
> Err, does that mean that conforming TMCL processors will recognize  
> regular expressions defined using the regex syntax defined in  
> Appendix F of XML Schema Part 2?


> The reference and the requirement to conform to that syntax seems a  
> big vague.

How so? I mean, it does say that it's the regexp syntax from XML  
Schema part 2, and you interpreted it correctly. So I'm not sure  
what's problematic about this. :-)

> Please add an issue to specify the regular expression syntax as  
> defined by XML Schema Part 2 and appropriate conformance requirements.

I will, as soon as I understand the issue well enough. :-)

--Lars M.

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