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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-13 12:26:21


| -----Original Message-----
| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Eric Niebler
| Sent: 13 September 2005 17:45
| To: boost-docs_at_[hidden]; boost_at_[hidden]
| Subject: Re: [boost] [Review] xpressive - Doc comments

| The bug still exists, confirmed. I have disabled XML pretty
| printing and
| regenerated the docs. I've updated the download and put the
| clean docs
| at (I also took the
| opportunity to patch a few portability issues in the code.)

I confirm that this is better.

I noted a problem with the layout on the 1st line of the "getting xpressive"

is spread out so there are massive gaps between words at some font sizes
(Firefox 1.0.6)

Does the link need to be on a real newline?

and speed of your brain deceiving the fingers at

Beware Nested Quantifiers

This is a pitfall common to many regular expression engines. Some patterns
can cause exponentially bad performance. Often these patterns involve one
quantified term nested withing another quiantifier <<<<<<<<<<<<<

Not just xpressive but Impressive ;-)


Paul A Bristow
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