[Bro-Dev] #26: case insensitive regular expressions

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Wed Sep 19 09:48:18 PDT 2012

#26: case insensitive regular expressions
  Reporter:  vern             |      Owner:
      Type:  Feature Request  |     Status:  seen
  Priority:  Normal           |  Milestone:  Bro2.2
 Component:  Bro              |    Version:
Resolution:                   |   Keywords:

Comment (by jsiwek):

 > > But I think they were suggesting just modify the parser to recognize
 > > {{{/abc/i}}} such that it takes the pattern text of {{{abc}}} and
 > > it to {{{[aA][bB][cC]}}} then create the `RE_Matcher` based on that
 (as if
 > > the user had manually written out that longer form).
 > That sounds somewhat hard, is it?

 Probably not if it only happened for simple pattern texts like strings
 with alphanumeric characters only (the common case?).
 Not sure if people would be ok with that incomplete of a solution, though.
 I kind of don't like it the more I think about it.

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