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Re: Documentation on debugging regexp performance

From: Clément Pit--Claudel
Subject: Re: Documentation on debugging regexp performance
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:22:00 -0500
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On 01/21/2016 04:39 AM, Alexis wrote:
> More generally, i highly recommend Jeffrey Friedl's book "Mastering
> Regular Expressions". It's not Emacs-specific, but it provides
> in-depth explanations of why certain regexen are time- and/or
> space-hungry.

Thanks for the suggestion. I think I do need something Emacs-specific, however: 
Python's regexp engine has no trouble at all with the example provided; neither 
does grep's.

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