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From: Andrei Alexandrescu (andrewalex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-25 01:58:26

"Paul Selormey" <paul_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Please gurus, drive this bloat issue to the max. We currently need a good
> regular expression for the great Scintilla editor component -
> the PCRE license is not interesting, but the bloat is preventing the
> use of Regexp++. The whole Scintilla editor with basic regular expression
> support is 190 KB (with VC++ 6.0), to add 550 KB+ dll regular
> expresssion seems too much :((

I don't claim I'm a guru, but I am trying to drive this issue to the max. I
am mildly surprised that some people pretend that that's not a problem. As
the many recent posts on the subject prove it: the issue can't be tuned out
of existence.


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