Subject: Re: programs that use but link against
To: Greg A. Woods <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@LAGAVULIN.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/28/1995 10:55:05
> I'm not too keen on Henry's regex routines though, since IMO they're
> lacking in several respects.  I've not the time or energy just now to
> exlain my opinion just now, but with sufficient encouragement I could
> try soon....  Also, I'd really like to have a look at Henry's latest
> code, and compare it to the other "versions" available, and the
> specifications, before I commit myself any further.

As i understand it, Henry is in the process of a complete, or at least
major rework of the regex routines...

in my opinion, the biggest drawback of the current ones is speed, or
lack thereof.  8-)