Also, Java is far stricter on syntax for regular expressions than anything else I've seen. You can't just test your stuff at a unix prompt or using grep to see if it works. That's just the first step. I generally use the vi find command.
Behalf Of Mark Proctor
Sent: Monday, July 09, 2007 7:16 AM
Subject: Re: [rules-users] matches operator
Read up on regular expression, what you just wrote
there is not valid.
Ashwini Joshi wrote:
Has anyone used the "matches" operator?
In our application we need to support startWith, endsWith operators for string variable. I am thinking of using matches operator. But the 'matches' operator is not working. I am trying the following code
rule "Hello World"
m : Message(message matches "Hello*")
System.out.println( "Hello World");
And the value set in the message is "Hello World". But it is not going into the then clause.
If anyone has already used matches operator I would like to know how we can use it for startswith, endsWith. How do we specify the regular expression? Can we use "*"
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