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Re: slow regular expressions

by Nevtlathiel (Friar)
on Aug 08, 2006 at 09:17 UTC ( #566099=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to slow regular expressions

tilly wrote a very good article about how you can have this type of regex terminate before the heat death of the universe by using backtracking and how it results in a relative slow down of other regular expressions: Benchmarks aren't everything

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