As you ask specifically for a RegEx solution, let's start with
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I finally found a way to disable it.
For my, I need to go into this path.
The file need to find is actually called userpref1222.xml. The file will be full of your users' configuration.
Search for this DEFAULT_LOCK_ON_OPENING and you'll see an object block looks something like this
I'm using Oracle RDBMS XMLDB feature in the database itself to publish SOAP ( passing it via a proxy for security).
I'm using ORDS for rest.
In one of JeffSmith's blog posts he wrote about consuming and returning xml with ORDS, but I haven't tried that yet.
XMLDB does all the magic for me with the help of object types.