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Re: [xml-dev] [OT] bugs in JDK regex engine ?

Thanks Mike, for further help ...

Because of personal interest, I'll keep on trying to implement the XML
well-formedness application by making best use of JDK regex.

When I am convinced, it's not possible to program further with regex,
I'll give up ...

On Feb 4, 2008 1:23 PM, Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com> wrote:
> "+" is a greedy quantifier, it matches the longest string it can. To match
> the shortest string, use [^/]+? or you could try [^/<]+
> But as Amy points out, we're not helping you. We're just taking you one step
> further to demonstrating what is already known as a theoretical result -
> this problem can't be solved using regular expressions.
> Michael Kay
> http://www.saxonica.com/

Mukul Gandhi

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