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Re: Patch for lookaround assertion in regexp

From: Dimitri Fontaine
Subject: Re: Patch for lookaround assertion in regexp
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 17:19:46 +0100
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Daniel Colascione <address@hidden> writes:
> Implementing a fully general NFA-based regular expression matching
> engine that support submatches is hard. The only two useful
> implementations of which I'm aware are RE2 and Ville Laurikari's TRE,
> both of which are two-clause BSD licensed. Laurikari wrote his thesis
> [2] on the latter. TRE is the better of the two libraries, IMHO,

There's also the Henry Spencer regexp code in use in TCL and PostgreSQL,
where providing an independent library for it is currently being
discussed. See this email and its thread:



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