Re: [pcre-dev] Document SKIP position before or equal start_…

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Author: ph10
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To: ND
CC: Pcre-dev
Subject: Re: [pcre-dev] Document SKIP position before or equal start_offset
On Sat, 22 Jun 2019, ND via Pcre-dev wrote:

> >If (*SKIP) is used inside a lookbehind to specify a new starting
> >position...
>
> I suggest to remove "inside a lookbehind".
> A new starting position that is not later than the starting point of the
> current match may occur without lookbehind:


I have changed it to this:

If (*SKIP) is used to specify a new starting position that is the same
as the starting position of the current match, or (by being inside a
lookbehind) earlier, the position specified by (*SKIP) is ignored, and
instead the normal "bumpalong" occurs.

Philip

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Philip Hazel