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Re: Regular expressions in Subversion

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2012 20:13:15 +0200

Hyrum K Wright wrote on Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 13:46:34 -0400:
> On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 1:22 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> > Hyrum K Wright wrote on Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 12:20:20 -0400:
> >> These come at the expenses of a couple of less-used regex features,
> >
> > PLease be objective/specific: it doesn't support backreferences and
> > zero-width lookarounds.
>
> Correct (sorry for the hand waving). I envision our use cases being
> more pattern matching-like, and not search-and-replace.
>

Agreed, but how is that relevant? Does that library not support some
feature tha is useful for search-and-replace? I think it does support
capturing groups...

> -Hyrum
Received on 2012-10-17 20:14:03 CEST

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