Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:16184] Re: (?i:) in regexp"
    on 01/06/03, Sean Russell <ser / maus.germane-software.com> writes:

|If we're concerned with obtaining maximum Perl compatibility, why not 
|steal the regex code from Perl?  Was it too difficult to merge into
|the Ruby source tree?

Last time I checked, Perl regex engine was tied closely to the
interpreter, that I had to link whole thing to Ruby.  Has situation
changed since then?

Plus, PCRE didn't satisfy my needs (performance, M17N, etc.)

							matz.