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Re: [wml] Plans for WML 2.0.3

On Tue, Aug 01, 2000 at 01:24:18PM +0200, Tobias Oetiker wrote:

> *> Hi,
> *> 
> *> i will be away next week for 3 weeks, without net connectivity.
> *> During my vacation, i plan reading books on Perl regular expressions
> *> (especially how to reduce regexp processing time) and writing efficient
> *> C programs. Tell me if you know good books (or eventually URL pointers)
> *> on these topics (even classical ones). Please do not reply to this
> *> mailing-list when sending your advice.
> for regular expressions you certainly want to read the regexp book
> from o'reily ... this is simply the best ...

Hi Tobias, is this `Mastering Regular Expressions' by Friedl?

> *> WML 2.0.3 will be released at my coming back, after some final checks.
> *> If some of you could test current snapshot and report whether it works
> *> or not, it would help me a lot.  It contains no known bugs, works well
> *> with my input files, but almost all modules have been updated, so some
> *> bugs may have been introduced.
> the current snampshot (31.7 seems to work fine)
> it tunes out though that the perl pass has become half as fast from
> the previous release 2.0.2 to the current snapshot :-( 

But the only changes in ePerl were to make it compile under Perl 5.6.0.  
Could you put somewhere a tarball containing files affected by this
slowing down?


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