Regular expression (aka regexp) support
Author: firstname.lastname@example.org (sochaz)
Support for regular expressions in Uniface 4GL would be very useful. I mean, Uniface syntax (strings) are not so bad, but you can't even validate a correct e-mail address with it. Searching, validating and replacing is so easy with regexp (and so hard without them). I believe, anyone familiar with regular expressions must miss this in Uniface 4GL. Hopefully, POSIX Extended Regular Expression (ERE) syntax should be enough, but something based on Perl regexp (like PCRE?) would be a bit better.