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Re: RFC: Adding \p{foo=/re/}

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David Nicol
February 6, 2019 20:05
Re: RFC: Adding \p{foo=/re/}
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 Which context is the "should it be anchored or not" question concerning?

The examples in the "The following table shows examples of the use of
wildcards" table clearly shows the regexes against the character code names
are not anchored: there are two "contains" examples without anchors, and
one "starting with" example with an explicit hat anchor.

On Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 6:33 PM Karl Williamson <>

> I knew that they thought the patterns weren't anchored, but my
> experience indicates we should do what we think is best in this regards,
> which may be the unanchored approach.  But I want to hear what people
> think from a perl-based view.

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