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# Line 63  Updating to a new Unicode release Line 63  Updating to a new Unicode release
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64  When there is a new release of Unicode, the files in Unicode.tables must be  When there is a new release of Unicode, the files in Unicode.tables must be
65  refreshed from the web site. If the new version of Unicode adds new character  refreshed from the web site. If the new version of Unicode adds new character
66  scripts, both the MultiStage2.py and the GenerateUtt.py scripts must be edited  scripts, the source file ucp.h and both the MultiStage2.py and the
67  to add the new names. Then the MultiStage2.py script can then be run to  GenerateUtt.py scripts must be edited to add the new names. Then the
68  generate a new version of pcre_ucd.c and the GenerateUtt.py can be run to  MultiStage2.py script can then be run to generate a new version of pcre_ucd.c
69  generate the tricky tables in pcre_tables.c.  and the GenerateUtt.py can be run to generate the tricky tables for inclusion
70    in pcre_tables.c.
71    
72  The ucptest program can then be compiled and used to check that the new tables  The ucptest program can then be compiled and used to check that the new tables
73  in pcre_ucd.c work properly, using the data files in ucptestdata to check a  in pcre_ucd.c work properly, using the data files in ucptestdata to check a
# Line 258  others are relatively new. Line 259  others are relatively new.
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260  . Check names that consist entirely of digits: PCRE allows, but do Perl and  . Check names that consist entirely of digits: PCRE allows, but do Perl and
261    Python, etc?    Python, etc?
262    
263    . A user suggested a parameter to limit the length of string matched, for
264      example if the parameter is N, the current match should fail if the matched
265      substring exceeds N. This could apply to both match functions. The value
266      could be a new field in the extra block.
267    
268    . Callouts with arguments: (?Cn:ARG) for instance.
269    
270    . A user is going to supply a patch to generalize the API for user-specific
271      memory allocation so that it is more flexible in threaded environments.
272    
273  Philip Hazel  Philip Hazel
274  Email local part: ph10  Email local part: ph10
275  Email domain: cam.ac.uk  Email domain: cam.ac.uk
276  Last updated: 04 July 2008  Last updated: 26 August 2008

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