From: Mark Davis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Apr 22 2003 - 16:01:40 EDT
You might take a look at the Unicode website (http://www.unicode.org/), in
particular UTR #18: Unicode Regular Expression Guidelines. If you are
looking for Unicode-capable regex implementations, I'd suggest looking at
Perl and ICU.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Ben Dougall" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2003 12:38
Subject: regular expressions with unicode situation?
> i'm just wondering if anyone can tell me what the general state of play
> is at the moment regarding using regular expressions with unicode?
> i'm not even completely sure if / how the two would fit together
> completely or successfully? i've used regex in php, which was a version
> of posix regex, and found it very useful. i'm now doing stuff on a mac
> - os x (cocoa), and am starting work on an app that will analyses and
> dissect text and am wondering if i can make use of regular expressions.
> i want the app to work equally in all languages / character subsets. if
> regex in general only covers small portions of unicode i don't think
> it'll be so useful.
> any general info regarding regex in conjunction with unicode much
> appreciated. thanks.
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