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Re: regex gripe... (backtracking woes)

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Mark-Jason Dominus
September 21, 2000 21:29
Re: regex gripe... (backtracking woes)
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> However I do think we should be looking at the possibility of
> recognising inefficient expressions that we can rewrite to more
> efficient equivalents. 

It's occurred to me before that a good way to prototype this would be
to use Ilya's overloaded qr stuff.  Then you could do it in pure Perl
and leave the core C code alone.

I also had vague plans to write an re-lint module using the same

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