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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-20 11:32:41

>> A more interesting case is what should happen when doing a
>> case-insentitive match on a range such as [Z-a]. It should match z, Z,
>> a, A and the symbols [, \, ], ^, _, and `. This is not what happens with
>> Boost.Regex (it throws an exception from the regex constructor).
> Not meaning to be facetious, but why in heavens name would anyone want
> to use a character class like [E-f] or [Z-a]? Seriously, does anyone
> write regexps like this?

That probably explains why no one has reported this as a bug before now.

Eric, I'm going to have to think about this and come back to you,


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