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Re: TR29 word boundary use cases

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Alex Shinn scripsit:

> So because of the lack of implementation support
> and the unintuitiveness of the algorithm, I'm dropping
> the TR29 word boundary requirement.

I'm fine with that.  But if you are returning to the PCRE algorithm,
what is the definition of "word character"?

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