XML::RegExp(3) User Contributed Perl Documentation XML::RegExp(3)

XML::RegExp - Regular expressions for XML tokens

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

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.

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

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

2020-07-07 perl v5.32.0