On Thu, 13 Apr 2006, Charlotte wrote:

> Hmm... seems like it would be worthwhile to learn all that
> lambda/map/#&@^#* gibberish.  Thanks!

in fact my approach is slowed by those features.  what makes it a bit faster
is that it makes one pass through the file, does io in bulk, and pre-compiles
all regexes.  those are the keys.

regards.

-a
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