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Re: Syntax error in regex pattern

Subject: Re: Syntax error in regex pattern
From: "Liam R. E. Quin liam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:36:15 -0000
Re:  Syntax error in regex pattern
On Sat, 2019-07-13 at 16:38 +0000, Martin Honnen martin.honnen@xxxxxx
wrote:
> The attribute value is treated as an attribute value template where
> an expression in curly braces is evaluated as an XPath expression.

Off-topic really, but (like Simon St.Laurent) i still kinda wish we
could distinguish between single and double quotes around attribute
values, and then say that $ and { are not special in single-quoted
attributes. Or have a succinct mechanism to stop specific AVTs
everywhere.

You can also write a function, e.g. class, and do,
   pattern="{ class('lowercase') }"
or whatever, to make this stuff a bit more readable.

Liam

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