On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Robin Houston wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 01:23:01PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote:
> >
> > I concur.  There is simply too much of the important stuff missing from
> > Java to make it useable for web content delivery as far as I can tell. 
> > 
> > I just couldn't do half of what I do without regexes
> Since excellent regex libraries are freely available, this
> is akin to claiming that Perl is useless for writing HTTP
> clients because LWP isn't in the core ;-)

any regex that requires 8 lines to do what perl does in 1 is hardly


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