Regex flavor used by Mayan EDMS


I’m creating a Regex for a Metadata field validation, and it generates an error when used. So I’m wondering what flavor of Regex that Mayan uses? Is it Python, PCRE, or something else?

Here’s the Regex I used

I’m using Regex Magic by Just Great Software to generate the Regex


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The metadata regex validator and parser are using the Regular Expression format provided by the Python standard library named re.

Metadata validator:

Metadata parser:

Python re library:

And the section on the format:

Best regards.

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Thank you for the quick, detailed response!

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