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From Jon Stevens <...@latchkey.com>
Subject Re: gnu regexp comparison
Date Mon, 15 Oct 2001 17:48:09 GMT
on 10/15/01 3:08 AM, "Peter Gelderbloem" <peter@generator.co.za> wrote:

> hi
> i used gnu regexp and want to start using jakarta regexp....

I'm curious. Why?

> with gnu.regexp you basically specify a regular expression and specify a
> string and it will give you all instances of matches within the specified
> string.....(i am trying to extract filenames from a javascript document). in
> jakarta regexp there does not seem to be any way of doing this....am i missing
> something? are there any examples of doing this? i cannot find any...
> thanx
> peter

There is no comparison between the two. Jakarta regexp is a much more
lightweight package than the GNU one. If you want a comparison, look at the
Jakarta ORO package.


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