Regular Expressions: large amount of or's

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Sun Mar 13 12:45:17 CET 2005


Daniel Yoo wrote:
>
> Here you go:
>
>     http://hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu/~dyoo/python/ahocorasick/
>
> This provides an 'ahocorasick' Python C extension module for doing
> matching on a set of keywords.  I'll start writing out the package
> announcements tomorrow.
>

Looks good.

However:

tree.search("I went to alpha beta the other day to pick up some spam")

could use a startpos (default=0) argument for efficiently restarting
the search after finding the first match




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