Re: UAX44: loose matching of symbolic values and the `is` prefix

From: Mathias Bynens <>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2016 06:11:49 +0300

> On 7 Jun 2016, at 00:39, Nova Patch <> wrote:
> […] Based on my past research for Unicode Regular Expression Engines at IUC38, I suspect that there might not be any regex engine that actually supports syntax like Script=IsGreek as described in UAX44-LM3! If anybody knows otherwise, I’d love to hear about it.

This seems like a cut-and-dried case of reality not matching the specification, which is not helpful in any way. The sensible thing to do is to update the specification accordingly, as proposed.
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