shilling for my feature request [1926]

Mark Brownell gizmotron at
Fri Aug 20 13:27:08 EDT 2004


I finally found what I was looking for in the basic core for all my  
pull-parser needs. With the help of those at Run Rev this was found:

This is exactly what I've been searching for all this time. It goes to  
the heart of a speedy
solution for creating high speed custom parsers. This could be useful  
to everyone for all
kinds of high speed searching not just parsers.

Please vote for this: 

On Wednesday, August 18, 2004, at 03:10 AM, Mark Waddingham wrote:

> The one of most interest is the Boyer-Moore algorithm as this is  
> reputed
> to be the fastest.
> So, one idea is to implement a function:
>   matchGlobal(stringToSearch, token)
> returning a list of all indices in stringToSearch of token.
> e.g.
>   get matchGlobal("<a>foo</a><a>bar</a><a>baz</a>", "<a>")
> would give
>   it[1] = 1
>   it[2] = 10
>   it[3] = 20



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