Thu Aug 31 21:37:08 CEST 2006
On 8/31/06, Christian S <> wrote:
> > > * Regular expression matching (there's a module, but watch Perl beat
> > > it by a factor of 100).
> > What language doesn't perl beat at regex?
> As far as I know perl's regexps are fast because C was used to
> implement them. If we would see an implementation of perl in perl I
> doubt its regexps would spank.
Edi Weitz's cl-ppcre in Common Lisp beats perl on the CMUCL lisp implementation:
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