Partial regexp matching
isiahmeadows at gmail.com
Fri Feb 16 07:14:14 UTC 2018
Here's a few examples:
- C++ via Boost:
- Java via `java.util.regex.Matcher::hitEnd`:
- Python via `regex` (enabled via keyword arg):
Any of these would suffice to solve my issue.
Also, I'm not the first to request this:
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On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 10:04 AM, Peter Jaszkowiak <p.jaszkow at gmail.com> wrote:
> Do _any_ languages have support for this? It doesn't sound that useful, and
> I have no idea what you mean by "matching tests via regexp-based selectors".
> Can you provide an example?
> On Feb 15, 2018 06:12, "Isiah Meadows" <isiahmeadows at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been working on a test framework, and I'd love to implement
> support for matching tests via regexp-based selectors. It's basically
> impossible without the ability to execute a regular expression and
> test if it matched positively, negatively, or incompletely.
> - If the regexp does not have an end marker, this, of course, can't
> generate a *negative* match, only positive/incomplete ones.
> - If the regexp *does* have an end marker, this is where I actually
> need native support. (This is especially true if group references get
> Any chance this could get added?
> Isiah Meadows
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