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Re: regexps

From: Alexander Malmberg
Subject: Re: regexps
Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2003 23:10:15 +0100

Richard Frith-Macdonald wrote:
> I have no problem with additional APIs and regular expressions would be
> a good candidate for inclusion in the base additions library.  However,
> I don't want the base package to depend on any more external libraries if
> we can help it.

IMHO, for this and other reasons, I'd prefer to keep the -base library
as small and clean as possible. I think an independent Foundation-based
regexp library, possible in dev-libs/, is a much better idea.

- Alexander Malmberg

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