* Lars Christensen <larschbelunktumdk / gmail.com> (2009-10-15) schrieb:

> Your mega-pattern will be quite slow if many strings doesn't match any
> pattern, and even slower if many strings matches some patterns
> partially, since the regexp engine would end up backtracking a lot.

Why would it do try to backtrack here?

mfg,                     simon .... l