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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: New regex lib? (fwd)
Date Mon, 18 Jan 1999 20:35:25 GMT
Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> 
> In article <Pine.WNT.4.05.9901181136130.-385449@helium.jetpen.com> you wrote:
> 
> > Guys, for PHP4 (and Apache2) we should probably look into using Henry's
> > new regex library.
> 
> Yes, and we should also look at Paul Hazel's re-implementation of the Perl
> compatible regular expressions: PCRE
> (ftp://ftp.cus.cam.ac.uk/pub/software/programs/pcre/). It's a nice library
> which could make RewriteRules even more horrible (ARGL...don't strike me) ;-)

fyi...

PCRE is now being used by Python, as of version 1.5 (rather than a
custom(?) regex module). PCRE works very well; it's fast; it's thread
safe.

-g

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Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

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