OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help

[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index]
Re: [xml-dev] newline/form feed valid as attribute value?

On 2 July 2012 23:06, Mike Sokolov <sokolov@ifactory.com> wrote:
> Can anybody explain to me why the comment subexpression wouldn't just
> swallow an entire document like this:
> <!-- -->
> <a />
>  -->

The +? after the pattern makes sure the previous expression is not
greedy. regex(5) should explain. So it won't swallow the whole
document, it'll travel along the characters until it finds the first

[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index]

News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 1993-2007 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS