Re: regular expressions

From: Mark Leisher (
Date: Thu Jan 30 1997 - 15:57:44 EST

    Jonathan> I believe that a Unicode regular expression should have an
    Jonathan> option to recognize letters and ignore diacritics. For example,
    Jonathan> to look for vis-a-vis whether the a is accented or not, or to
    Jonathan> recognize a Hebrew word irrespective of the way it is pointed.

We had to have this feature for our Arabic morphological analyzer, so it is
already available.
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