On 11/8/16 12:23 PM, Chris wrote:
On Monday, 7 November 2016 at 13:13:24 UTC, Mike Parker wrote:
Dmitry mentioned here in the forums not long ago that he had squeezed
some big performance improvements out of std.regex. His post on the D
Blog describes how he managed to do it through an algorithmic
Great job! Would it be possible (or indeed worth it) to create a similar
engine for general text processing / string handling?
Depends on what do you mean general - hard to find something more
general then regex for text processing. Or do you mean using Bit NFA
directly without the regex layer? It should be possible, however one
needs to keep in mind the limitation - 32 or 64 states in total.