[whatwg] pattern attribute

Max Romantschuk max at provico.fi
Mon Aug 23 02:47:37 PDT 2004

> On Thu, 22 Jul 2004, Wrigley, Ave wrote:
>>3. Finally, is it necessary to have an ERROR_ for invalid regexes

Ian Hickson wrote:
> No, if the regexp is invalid, it is just ignored.

This is both a good thing and a bad thing. Ignoring the regexp makes 
sense, but also makes debugging complex regexps a nightmare. Maybe 
WHATWG should provide a reference implementation regexp checker and/or 
debugger for these purposes?



Max Romantschuk

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