[pypy-dev] binascii.py in pure python
hpk at trillke.net
Fri Nov 26 16:51:36 CET 2004
[Florian Bauer Fri, Nov 26, 2004 at 04:40:18PM +0100]
> What I'm thinking about is whether I should use regular expressions or
> not. I haven't played around with it yet, but I guess that at least for
> running under CPython re.sub woud be faster than a state machine with
> the loop coded in python. But in pypy, maybe not. Any thoughts on this
We don't have a regexp implementation in PyPy yet. We just reuse
cpython's c-coded one. IIRC, Jonathan David Riehl had some kind
of a python-coded regexpish state machine for his tokenizer+parser
suite completly written in Python. The according code is here:
> Btw. I will need some time to clean up the module. In the next 10 days
> I'm pretty busy with matching the deadline for my thesis <wink>.
> But afterwards, I'll clean up my code and submit it.
fine! and good luck ...
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