regular expressions questions
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Fri Mar 31 07:09:36 CEST 2000
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From: "Darrell" <darrell at dorb.com>
To: <python-list at python.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 29, 2000 8:35 PM
Subject: Re: regular expressions questions
> Text searching is currently best done with re which is vastly faster than
> any Python code.
This statement suprised me. I had gotten the impression from lurking in the
newsgroup that the functions in the string module were as fast or faster for
Is re really that much faster that string?
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