XML::RegExp

Section: User Contributed Perl Documentation (3)
Updated: 2001-06-20
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NAME

XML::RegExp - Regular expressions for XML tokens  

SYNOPSIS

 use XML::RegExp;

 if ($my_name =~ /^$XML::RegExp::Name$/)
 {
   # $my_name is a valid XML 'Name'
 }

 

DESCRIPTION

This package contains regular expressions for the following XML tokens: BaseChar, Ideographic, Letter, Digit, Extender, CombiningChar, NameChar, EntityRef, CharRef, Reference, Name, NmToken, and AttValue.

The definitions of these tokens were taken from the XML spec (Extensible Markup Language 1.0) at <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml>.

Also contains the regular expressions for the following tokens from the XML Namespaces spec at <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml-names>: NCNameChar, NCName, QName, Prefix and LocalPart.  

AUTHOR

Original Author is Enno Derksen <enno@att.com>

Please send bugs, comments and suggestions to T.J. Mather <tjmather@tjmather.com>


 

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