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From "David Bau" <david....@bea.com>
Subject Re: [xmlbeans-dev] RE: Patch for Unicode-Build-Bug
Date Tue, 16 Sep 2003 19:17:02 GMT
Yup.  The reason to use a custom regex package is that the regular
expression language defined by XML schema is similar, but not exactly the
same, as "ordinary perl" regular expressions.

The xerces regex package implements the schema syntax exactly with their "x"
option - until the JDK has schema-compatible regex's builtin, we need to
have our own regex impl.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Eric Vasilik

The regular expression package in the JDK was not used, I believe, on
purpose.  I can't recall exactly why, at the moment, but David Bau should be
able to elaborate....
-----Original Message-----
From: Darrell Teague [mailto:darrell.teague@mantech.com]

Is this to say that the JDK 1.4 java.util.regex classes (Matcher and
Pattern) are not used?  I assume it is because the BEA software was created
before the JDK 1.4 was released.  However, are there

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