Stack Overflow moderator “animuson”

Mats Peterson matsp999 at
Wed Jul 10 10:50:28 CEST 2013

Chris Angelico <rosuav at> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 6:33 PM, Mats Peterson <matsp999 at> wrote:
>> Steven D'Aprano <steve at> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 10 Jul 2013 18:26:19 +1000, Chris Angelico wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 5:55 PM, Mats Peterson <matsp999 at> wrote:
>>>>> A moderator who calls himself “animuson” on Stack Overflow doesn’t want
>>>>> to face the truth. He has deleted all my postings regarding Python
>>>>> regular expression matching being extremely slow compared to Perl.
>>>>> Additionally my account has been suspended for 7 days. Such a dickwad.
>>>> And this matters... how? What are we supposed to do about it? We are not
>>>> the Python Secret Underground, which emphatically does not exist.
>>> Of course not, because if it did
>> Because if it did what? :p
> Then they would have full control of this list and what gets pos

Have you ever compared the regular expression performance between Perl
and Python? If not, keep quiet.


Mats Peterson

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