Hi,

At Sat, 21 Sep 2002 05:18:10 +0900,
Ryan Davis wrote:
> NOW, can someone tell me why regexen in place are much faster than
> instantiated regexen?

Literal other than String doesn't create new instance.  OTOH,
local variable needs one more rb_eval() recursion, in current
implemetation.

-- 
Nobu Nakada