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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: RegExp replacement (was Re: Some more strange files in the OOo code)
Date Thu, 23 Jun 2011 20:35:17 GMT
On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 16:26, Pedro F. Giffuni <giffunip@tutopia.com> wrote:
> (Sorry my previous message only went private)
>
> --- On Thu, 6/23/11, Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> (Snipped the irregexp stuff)
>
>> > much better than writing our own ;-).
>>
>> PCRE also has C++ wrappers, and *is* packaged up and
>> delivered as a library.
>>
>
> Hmm.. and it's documented:
>    http://www.daemon.de/PCRE
>
> One thing to take into account though:
>
> PCRE   --> BSD licensed
> PCRE++ --> LGPL
>
> I certainly won't object to PCRE++ if developers feel more
> comfortable with it, but if we use PCRE++ it will have to
> be a dependency because we cannot bring it directly to the
> tree. It wouldn't make much sense to design our own C++
> wrapper.

I was talking about the C++ wrappers that are part of PCRE itself.

For example:
  http://vcs.pcre.org/viewvc/code/trunk/pcrecpp.h?view=markup


Cheers,
-g

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