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From: Markus Mottl <markus@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] RE: a regular expression library
On Tue, 25 Sep 2001, Jerome Vouillon wrote:
> I've started to write a regular expression library.

Cool! :-)

Finally, OCaml could get a reasonable regexp-library!

> (The library is much slower when compiled to bytecode though, as it
>  is entirely written in O'Caml.  I plan to rewrite the critical
>  sections of the code in C.)

It would be really nice if there were ways to call OCaml-native code
from OCaml-byte code. This question has popped up in the past, but it's
not an easy thing to do due to issues with the runtime:

  http://caml.inria.fr/archives/200108/msg00026.html

Any news in this respect? A toplevel that could run a high-performance,
OCaml-native code string matching engine would give a terrific scripting
environment!

Regards,
Markus Mottl

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Markus Mottl                                             markus@oefai.at
Austrian Research Institute
for Artificial Intelligence                  http://www.oefai.at/~markus
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