On Thu, 12 Apr 2007 16:59:47 +0900, "Robert Dober" <robert.dober / gmail.com> wrote:
> Now there does not seem to be any practical need to do this
> transformation though as the Thompson NFA algorithm kinda does the
> same thing in runtime, not creating states that are sets of states but
> just keeping a set of states.

The Thompson algorithm essentially just does the NFA -> DFA conversion lazily.

-mental