Proposal for exact matching and matching at a position in RegExp

Andy Chu andy at
Mon Feb 8 23:46:06 PST 2010

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 10:03 PM, Andy Chu <andy at> wrote:
> (The original message was held up in spam moderation for awhile)
> Here is an addendum, after it was pointed out to me that this issue
> has come up before:
> Basically the proposal is to add parameters which can override the
> internal state of the RegExp.

Does anyone have any comments on this?

Can I put it in a place where it will be considered for the next
ECMAScript?  The overall idea seems relatively uncontroversial since
it was already implemented by Mozilla (for the exact same reason).  I
have proposed a specific API enhancement too.


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