Bottleneck? More efficient regular expression?
eppstein at ics.uci.edu
Tue Sep 23 19:01:16 CEST 2003
In article <3f7069db_4 at corp.newsgroups.com>,
"Tina Li" <tina_li23 AT hotmail DOT com> wrote:
> I've been struggling with a regular expression for parsing XML files,
> which keeps giving the run time error "maximum recursion limit
Why not use a real XML parser? xml.parsers.expat is easy enough to use,
doesn't have problems with recursion limits, and will continue working
when someone generates a valid XML file in a slightly different version
than the one you expect.
David Eppstein http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/
Univ. of California, Irvine, School of Information & Computer Science
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