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From: Pavol Droba (droba_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-18 03:09:57

On Sun, Nov 17, 2002 at 11:20:16AM -0500, Beman Dawes wrote:
> At 04:00 AM 11/17/2002, Pavol Droba wrote:
> >> Have you taken a look at Darin Adler's string algorithms? See
> >>
> >>
> >> Do any of these have a place in your library?
> >
> >except for regex variant which are in some way all part of the regex lib,
> >all functions are there. Mostly with more general signature and more
> >variants
> Do you have any plans to add regex variants?
> Seems like they provide considerable convenience (although it has been
> awhile since I looked at them). It would be a shame if they get lost
> because they fall in the seam between strings and regex.
I was thinking about it. The problem I found is that whatever I would write,
it would be just a forwarder to regex library variant. So maybe it makes sence
to provide regex variants in the string library, but only to unify interface
for some functions, but not to add much of additional functionality.

However it is not a problem for me to add them if there would be a demand to
doing it.



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