Re: [xsl] Re: Re: Using XSLT to add markup to a document

Subject: Re: [xsl] Re: Re: Using XSLT to add markup to a document
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2003 12:27:03 +0100
  with the string 'foo bar'. The first matching substring is "foo ".
  This leaves the string "bar", but the ^ only matches at the actual
  start of the string, not at the start of the
  substring-that's-left-after-the-last-match, so it doesn't recognise
  the word 'bar'.

which is why real regexp-replace languages have word boundary
meta-characters that match an _empty_ string at a boundary (just as ^
and $ match empty strings at the ends of the buffer) that way you don't
need to prematurely take them off the input string.

maybe xpath regexp ought to have the same. Do you know anyone in the


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