Re: Stack Overflow moderator “animuson”

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Wed Jul 10 11:02:48 CEST 2013

On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 6:42 PM, Mats Peterson <matsp999 at> wrote:
> Chris Angelico <rosuav at> 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.
>> ChrisA
> I fear you don’t even know what a regular expression is. Then this of
> course won’t affect you whatsoever.

I know what regular expressions are. I've used them in Perl, PHP,
JavaScript, Python, C++, Pike, and numerous text editors (which may
have been backed by one of the above languages, or may have been
something else). Doesn't change the fact that I have no idea what the
significance is of your post.


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