"Jeff 'japhy/Marillion' Pinyan" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> On Sep 14, Jarkko Hietaniemi said:
> > NOTE: The regular expression language in the Perl Programming Language
> > [Perl] does not include a quantifier of the form S{,m), since it is
> > logically equivalent to S{0,m}. We have, therefore, left this logical
> > possibility out of the regular expression language defined by this
> > specification. We welcome further input from implementors and schema
> > authors on this issue.
> >
> >Now that I think of it: is there any particular reason why {,m}
> >is not allowed?  Should we allow it for artistic symmetry?
> I always wanted to use it, but I was told it was redundant.  I don't think
> it's wrong to include it, though.  (And I could do it...) ;)

To me it is not totally obvious if {0,m} or {1,m} should be the default.
I think it is best to keep it as it is.


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