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Re: Structural regular expressions

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Structural regular expressions
Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2010 11:23:11 +0900

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:
> That's the real point, I believe: the paper touts the use of regexps
> to divide text into chunks that match - chunks that are not
> necessarily lines, in order to then act on those chunks in some way.

Not a good base, I think -- regexps are not really powerful enough to do
the job well.


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