On Sat, 29 Jul 2006 00:14:22 +0900, Roman Hausner wrote:
> <snip>
> First, you are misunderstanding the extend of the problem if you think 
> this
> is just about RegExps that are not "carefully crafted".
> As I have pointed out, with very complex expressions or expressions that
> get constructed automatically (which happens quite often) it is nearly
> impossible to avoid this, even if you are en expert with RegExps.
>  Why would you prefer an expression engine that
> stupidly does *the wrong* thing?
> <snip>

If you really need to create such complicated regexps, then maybe regexps
aren't the right tool.  You would be better of using a real parser or
parser generator.

Kristof