[Baypiggies] More dramatic material?

Stephen McInerney spmcinerney at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 24 09:18:19 CET 2010

Rich - another enormous advantage of regexes is simply that they keep code
very portable between languages and platform - from Gnu make on WinNT
to Python on Mac to UNIX shell etc. Maintainability matters.


> The win to regular expressions is not speed, but rather that they can 
> search for and find things that other types of searching can't, or can't 
> do easily.  

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