[pygtk] Re: [Tutor] pattern matching is too slow

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Fri Aug 12 22:57:37 WST 2005


    Vinay> I guess python can do the simple optimization of moving the regex
    Vinay> compilation outside the while loop.

No, it's the re module itself.  It caches regular expressions that it
compiles from strings.

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