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Re: [xml-dev] newline/form feed valid as attribute value?

On 2 July 2012 23:11, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> wrote:
> On 02/07/2012 22:06, Mike Sokolov wrote:
>> Can anybody explain to me why the comment subexpression wouldn't just
>> swallow an entire document like this:
> you are right, it would (assuming the regexp dialect being used has the
> usual longest match semantic).

The regex syntax used is the same as in egrep(1). ~(E) in ksh93
selects egrep mode, ~(G) grep mode, ~(F) fgrep/plain strings, ~(P)
pcre and so on.

> ([^><]+)            # xml text
> isn't right either as > is allowed in xml text.

Do you have an example xml fragment for that? I can't imagine that
<atag>></atag> can be valid. libxml2 at least chokes on that.

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