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Re: [xsl] XSLT Regex for Matching Curly Braces

2019-06-10 12:21:13

On 10 Jun 2019, at 17:56, Imsieke, Gerrit, le-tex 
<xsl-list-service(_at_)lists(_dot_)mulberrytech(_dot_)com> wrote:

If you want to use xsl:analyze-string with XSLT 2.0 (or 3.0), you can put the 
regex in a variable, like so:

 <xsl:variable name="regex" as="xs:string" select="'\{([^}]+)\}'"/>

I think it's even clearer to use

<xsl:variable name="regex" as="xs:string" 

This way you avoid complications with single and double quotes as well as curly 
braces: the only characters that now have an XML or XSLT-defined special 
meaning are "&" and "<", and these fortunately don't have special meanings in 
regular expressions.

Michael Kay
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