[Owasp-leaders] Question on Regex

McGovern, James F. (eBusiness) James.McGovern at thehartford.com
Wed Oct 14 11:43:59 EDT 2009

Having a debate with some developers and I wanted to understand if there
was any security perspectives that have merit when it comes to using
Regex. So, I noted that ESAPI for example, has a single properties file
where regex compilation happens in each validation action and not via
uber-singleton upfront compilation. Is this developer religion? 
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