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Subject: Re: [boost] [regex, xpressive] interesting(?) perf benchmark
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-07 09:20:22

Eric Niebler wrote:
> On 6/7/2010 5:50 AM, Mathias Gaunard wrote:
>> Le 07/06/2010 04:58, Eric Niebler wrote:
>>> I'm always suspect of benchmarks, but I figured I'd post this anyway.
> <snip>
>> Just an idea: for static xpressive, couldn't you detect at compile-time
>> that the expression is truly regular, and use a DFA in that case?
> Oh, sure! Why don't you submit a DFA and I'll use it in xpressive? ;-)

How about a warning "you may not be using the optimal tool for the job"
until then?

Are the finite state machine libraries in Boost usable for this at all?

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