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From "Bill Stoddard" <stodd...@raleigh.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Wrapping the regex functions for 2.0
Date Tue, 22 Feb 2000 14:05:04 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: Manoj Kasichainula <manojk@io.com>
To: Apache Developers <new-httpd@apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2000 12:33 AM
Subject: Re: Wrapping the regex functions for 2.0


> On Fri, Feb 18, 2000 at 07:05:37PM -0800, Greg Stein wrote:
> > Standardize. If HSREGEX works, then why not use it? It isn't like
somebody
> > can depend on a particular library version, if they could end up linking
> > against HSREGEX.
>
> This has been brought up before, but I think that before 2.0 goes out,
> we should replace the regex library. There are two good alternatives
> that I know of: PCRE, and the new HS regex libs. I'm partial to PCRE,
> because it is visibly maintained right now (there's now a 3.0
> version), and because there are actual tarballs of the package that I
> know of. AFAIK, the new hsregex is only in Tcl tarballs.
>
> Any objections? I'd drop it in lib/regex to match the rest of our
> structure.
>
What's the license look like? Is it compatable with the Apache license?

Bill


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