SnoPy 0.1 - SNOBOL pattern matching for Python

Don Rozenberg
Sat, 22 Dec 2001 18:45:39 -0800

This is the first release of SnoPy, a Python extension build on 
GNAT.SPITBOL.PATTERNS which provides many features of SNOBOL pattern matching 
to the Python developer.  It is released under the GPL.  The home site for 
SnoPy is  There is an extensive users guide 
including a SNOBOL pattern matching tutorial.

SNOBOL was a text processing language without equal that was developed at 
Bell Labs in the 1960's.  It has nearly died out but I am offering this 
extension as an alternative to regular expressions.  In many respects, SNOBOL 
pattern matching is much more powerful yet easier to learn than regular 

<P><A HREF="">SnoPy 0.1</A> - SNOBOL pattern 
matching extension for Python. (22-Dec-01)