[Python-3000] bytes regular expression?
victor.stinner at haypocalc.com
Mon Aug 13 02:32:29 CEST 2007
On Thursday 09 August 2007 19:39:50 you wrote:
> So why not just skip caching for anything that doesn't hash()? If
> you're really worried about efficiency, simply re.compile() the
> expression once and don't rely on the re module's internal cache.
I tried to keep backward compatibility.
Why character string are "optimized" (cached) but not byte string? Since regex
parsing is slow, it's a good idea to avoid recomputation in re.compile().
Regular expression for bytes are useful for file, network, picture, etc.
Victor Stinner aka haypo
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