RE: [xsl] Regex string function question

Subject: RE: [xsl] Regex string function question
From: Rick Anderson <rianders@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 05:37:24 -0500 (EST)
On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Michael Kay wrote:

> > Why won't us put a prosal for a standardised [regexp] extension ?
> >
> Doing an extension function that tests whether a string matches a regexp is
> very easy, once you've found a definition of "regular expression" that
> everyone can agree on. An extension function that uses a regexp to extract
> parts of a string is much trickier.
> Mike Kay

The jakarta project has two regexp packages for Java:

Since XSL 2.0 isn't out yet would it be reasonable to add those kind of
extensions to a java based XSL processor using one of those libraries?

Has anyone tried this yet?

--Rick Anderson

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