Regex: How should backreferences contained in the capturing match they reference to work?

Brendan Eich brendan at
Fri Sep 14 13:00:10 PDT 2007

On Sep 14, 2007, at 12:42 PM, liorean wrote:

> On 14/09/2007, liorean <liorean at> wrote:
>> Maybe you don't. But almost all regex implementations that implement
>> capturing submatches that are specifically implementing the ES3
>> algorithm agree with me.
> s/that are specifically/that are not specifically/

"Almost all" excludes IE JScript, right? Those implementations are  
JavaScriptCore, based on PCRE, and what else?

Again, it's the Perl connection.


More information about the Es4-discuss mailing list