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Subject: Re: [boost] [xpressive] Performance Tuning?
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-29 00:08:30

Paul Baxter wrote:
> I'm really appreciative of the testing you are all doing with parsing
> code and hope that at the end we can see both how fast and how clear and
> maintainable the various styles of parser code become (focus on
> accuracy, speed then perhaps more on the clarity).
> Its great to see the enthusiasm and results. Looking forward to more
> tips once we have a fair test directly pitting spirit with expressive
> and other parsing methodologies.

Keep i mind that we are testing just one small aspect of parsing/
text processing. It just so happens that spirit is designed to be
optimal in this *specific* use case. xpressive will definitely
shine in other areas (e.g. searching, replacing). So, as always,
use the right tool for the job.


Joel de Guzman

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