Regexp capturing groups.
brendan at mozilla.org
Mon Sep 22 15:38:53 PDT 2008
On Sep 22, 2008, at 3:32 PM, Waldemar Horwat wrote:
> Brendan Eich wrote:
>> Good point -- could you please file a separate ticket and cite it
>> here in reply? Thanks,
> I filed a ticket to fix this bug in Chrome.
The ticket I was asking for, which Markus is going to file now that
he has access to the http://bugs.ecmascript.org/ trac, is against
Are you asking for Chrome (V8, I mean) to deviate from ES3 in order
to find out what breaks? If so, great, but how about coordination
among Mozilla, Chrome, and WebKit (SFX)?
>> On Sep 15, 2008, at 7:51 PM, Markus Jarderot wrote:
>>> Brendan Eich wrote:
>>>> Steven did file
>>>> I'll champion fixing this, somehow, in Harmony. We should get
>>>> Waldemar's opinion on it.
>>> #376 seems to only concern the issue of back-references to
>>> non-participating capture-groups.
>>> What I described was back-references to capture-groups within a
>>> repetition. As the algorithm in the ECMA-262v3 is currently
>>> written, any
>>> captures from the last iteration should be discarded.
>>> #376 mentions it, but also says that this deserves a separate
>>> ticket. I
>>> have not found any ticket on this specific issue.
>>> I have recently found that also Google Chrome keeps the captures
>>> Firefox 3.0.1:
>>> "ababa,a," <-- no "b"
>>> Internet Explorer 7.0.5730.11 and Google Chrome 0.2.149.29:
>>> "ababa,a,b" <-- "b" in the end
>>> Markus Jarderot
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