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Re: delete text block with regexp


From: Oliver Scholz
Subject: Re: delete text block with regexp
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 16:42:00 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/22.0.0 (windows-nt)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>>>> Shouldn't a good regex implementation be able to optimize the
>>>> problem away in simple cases like this?
>>> Of course.  Patch (or package) welcome,
>> Er, but isn't Emacs' regex engine written in C? Yuk! I prefer writing
>> my software in Lisp... :)
>
> But you can write the optimization in elisp, as is done in regexp-opt.
[...]

Or for the s-expr front-ends like `rx' or `sregex'.

    Oliver
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